Young Canadian nurse Betsy comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager Paul Holland. Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants.
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She's alive... yet dead! She's dead... yet alive!
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When Besty goes to talk with Wes on the porch about an hour into the film, they are both lit by light coming through the louvered door to the left. But, in the next closer shot, that striped lighting pattern disappears. See more
[Betsy Connell and Mr. Holland are walking through the garden together
Why was the maid crying?
I'm not sure I can make you understand.
[He stops and points at an odd-looking sculpture in the garden
Do you know what this is?
A figure of Saint Sebastian.
Yes. But it was once the figurehead of a slave ship. That's where our people came from. From the misery and pain of slavery. For generations they found life a burden. That's why they still weep when a child is born and make merry at a burial... ...
At the beginning, in small letters at the bottom of the screen is this disclaimer: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to any persons, living, dead, OR POSSESSED, is entirely coincidental. See more
The British Grenadiers
Music: 18th century or earlier
Played on guitar and Sung by Sir Lancelot See more