Another oriental adventure, typical of many made around this time. Wayne is a tough seafarer who is approached by the villagers of a Red Chinese hamlet. Bacall is the daughter of an American physician who was killed by the communists. She asks Wayne to take the villagers aboard a stolen
ship and through "Blood Alley," the straits of Formosa, to the relative freedom of the British colony of Hong Kong. Once on water they are chased by a Chinese gunboat and buzzed by an enemy plane. Wayne orders the decks covered with food so that seagulls flock all over the ship, thus making it
difficult to spot from the sky. More trouble arises when a destroyer attacks them and the ...