In the mid-1500s, a ship containing Spanish prisoners being sent to a Spanish penal colony in the Caribbean sinks at sea, but some of the prisoners manage to survive and make it to shore at a nearby island. They organize themselves under the leadership of Juan Olivares (dynamically played by charismatic singer-actor Johnny Desmond), manage to take over a ship with some cargo.
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According to actress Yvonne Monlaur
's official blog, the production of this movie was plagued by financial difficulties. Problems included the limitation of Monlaur's costumes to just one and a month-long work stoppage while cast and crew salaries were renegotiated. Eventually, an early end to the production was called, with several scenes left unfilmed. Monlaur cites this as "the only unfinished film of my career". See more