Lancaster smiles toothily and laughs his way through this Technicolor swashbuckler based on a real-life American adventurer who traveled to the South Seas to teach the natives the advantages of modern agricultural technology. This wisdom does not come free however, and Lancaster exchanges
his expertise for a fortune in copra (dried coconut meat from which oil can be extracted). This does not disturb the locals who see him as a god and even allow him to marry one of their most beautiful maidens, Rice. Lancaster learns to like this lifestyle, so, when his reign is threatened by
unscrupulous white traders who arrive to get a piece of the action, he bolts into action a...