If you can accept Stanwyck doing a Spanish accent over her native Brooklyn inflections, you might find this film passably interesting. Then again, perhaps not, because there is so much wrong with this rewriting of history that one hardly knows where to begin. The true story upon which it
was based entailed more than enough for a movie, but the studio nabobs at Fox must have thought it needed something more, so they toyed with facts and combined them with more than a little fiction. The film begins in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Boles, an American soldier, is assigned the
task of bringing a message from President McKinley to the leader of the Cuban insurge...