In 1887, at age 23, reporter Nellie Bly, working for Joseph Pulitzer, feigns mental illness to go undercover in notorious Blackwell's Island a woman's insane asylum to expose corruption, abuse and murder.
A young stockbroker, Christopher Sand, inherits an old ship named 'Black Pearl' along with a medallion that is the key to a sunken nazi treasure. But there are people also looking for the ... See full summary »
I worked on several Sunn Classic productions in the late seventies and early eighties and this one was the most elaborate I experienced with them. I agree that Linda Purl is an under-appreciated actress. She also was a generous and gracious person who was a pleasure to work with.
Oddly, although this movie was filmed entirely in the Salt Lake City area, it was never carried by the local station. I've often wondered why they did preempt its one showing when so many locals were had been waiting so long to see it.
Sunn Classic may not have made any real "classics" but this is the one that came closest.
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