Unconvincing performances mar this desert island melodrama about four survivors of a ship torpedoed after the evacuation of Singapore by the British in 1942. Collins plays a nun; Burton, the RAF officer; Sydney, the prejudiced, atheistic business magnate; and Grant, the black purser
referred to by a number rather than his name. After drifting about, the four are washed up on the shore of an uncharted island. Grant gets eaten by a shark, leaving only three to try to escape on the raft Grant had built. Burton falls in love with Collins, but the fact that she is a nun is never
revealed. After the rescue, Burton searches for Collins throughout England. He passes her on...