In a village of Huguenot refugees, Jonathon Standing is exiled by his father to a nearby penal colony for his improper relationship with a married woman. This penal colony is then invaded by pirates who force Jonathan to lead them back to his village, convinced that it contains a great treasure.
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Ransacking a lost tropic island... for a fabulous idol of gold!
Did You Know?
According to Sir Christopher Lee
, the pond fording at Black Park was a horrible experience. The water was polluted and the bottom consisted of three or four feet of mud, sludge, broken trees and branches, stench, and general filth that the stuntmen refused to do it. Michael Ripper
nearly drowned, Oliver Reed
contracted an eye and ear infection, and Lee claims he couldn't walk upstairs for nearly six months because of the after-effects. See more
When escaping to the swamp, Jonathan is shot in the back, yet after left for dead and continuing to escape further into the swamp, he has no wounds on his back but his left shoulder appears to be wounded on the front side. See more
This was going to e a peaceful mission!
Indeed, it was. Unfortunately, human nature is apt to determine where peace ends and strife begins.
Referenced in Matinee