About the film
island haiti president lawyer rebellion
Release Date: May 30, 1952
|Production Companies||:||20th Century Fox|
|Writers||:||Michael Blankfort, Philip Dunne, Kenneth Roberts|
A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.