About the film
Release Date: March 17, 1955
|Production Companies||:||Group Film Productions|
|Director||:||Roy Ward Baker|
|Producers||:||Earl St. John, Julian Wintle|
|Writers||:||William Fairchild, Richard Armstrong|
Set in 1931, the film takes place aboard a merchant ship, briefly harboured in South America. A young woman (Diane Cilento) boards the ship as a passenger, resulting in disharmony among the superstitious crew members. Virtuous seaman Anthony Steel protects the girl from the lecherous advances of captain Peter Finch.