The setting for this Moto adventure is Port Said, where a gang of criminals, headed by Fabian (Cortez) and Norvel (Sanders) and sponsored by an unnamed country, is attempting to instigate a war between England and France. Their plan of attack is to sink the French fleet as it enters the
Suez canal and blame the British. Danforth (Carradine), a British agent, infiltrates the gang, only to be discovered and killed. Enter mysterious Japanese sleuth Mr. Moto (Lorre), who poses as the Japanese shopkeeper of a store located across from the villains' hangout. He manages to thwart the
gang's efforts just in the nick of time. This late entry in the Moto series (the sixth of...