Much stock footage is later used in Universal Picture Zanzibar (1940). Plot elements are reused also, including particularly the shipwreck, wild animals (including lions) getting loose on the island, the survivors trying to protect themselves from the animals, and some being killed by the big cats, including actor Clarence Muse playing essentially the same role in both films. See more »
Silly dialogue and some unpleasant stereotypes almost sink this one from Universal's Carl Laemmle period. Still some good action sequences and a really good musical score mostly penned by Franz Waxman. Music reused most notably in "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937) and "The Crime of Dr. Hallet" (1938). Charles Bickford was hurt badly after wrestling with some unhappy lions in the finale. Worth a look if you can find it!
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