Sea-faring saga of two brothers (Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger) and the woman they both love. Set against South Pacific islands, this love triangle pits the good brother against the bad as they squabble over Ann Blyth and a bag of pearls on the floor of a lagoon; the bad boy redeems himself, however, by helping fend off a mutiny.Written by
Final film of Lewis Stone, who died in September 1953, two months before the film was theatrically released. See more »
Women aboard ship were considered bad luck all through the sailing ship days. The superstition even extended part way into the modern era. Crews were known to resist sailing on ship that was to have a woman aboard. See more »
A good old fashioned swashbuckler. Taylor's acting comes across as a bit wooden at times, but the scenes with his brother and the Polynesian girl are enticing.....reminiscent of Gauguin in Tahiti. A good way to get lost for a few hours.
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