With a happier ending than the Victorian novel of the same name, this Shirley Temple movie is about a little girl when she is left at a boarding house. Her father is thought to have been killed in the Boer War.
Chuck Connors as plays an over-the-top, slightly psychotic big-game hunter. He’s out for revenge on an army officer who he thinks got his brother killed.
Actor Philippe Martin (Francis Lederer) and his married date Yvonne (Liev De Maigret) plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique (Ida Lupino), a publisher’s daughter.
It’s not your typical sword and sandal. It reminded me somewhat of a modern interpretation of the King and I without it being as good of course.