Jack Webb hosts this anti-Soviet, anti-communist movie about a man who finds himself living in a Communist America.
Jose Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. Mala Powers played Roxane, and William Prince portrayed Christian de Neuvillette.
Charlton Heston brings to the island a shipload of Chinese slaves to work the plantation fields. With Asian Tina Chen at his side, Heston creates a thriving pineapple plantation.
Working from quartet of Eugene O’Neill plays, John Ford created a hauntingly dark dramatic universe, populated with his usual stock company of players augmented by John Wayne in the role of the naïve Swedish sailor Olsen.