The first of Dietrich's three films with Wayne finds her as a cabaret singer in the South Seas. Trouble seems to follow her from island to island, as do former Navy man Crawford and pickpocket/magician Auer. After a fight breaks out in Dietrich's latest place of employ, the three are
once again kicked off an island. They board the first ship out, where Dekker, the ship's doctor, falls hard for the beautiful torch singer. Dietrich will have nothing to do with him, though, as Dekker's drinking problem recalls an unhappy period in the singer's life. Dietrich entertains
first-class passengers as she sings amidst chicken crates. Lee, the daughter of an island governor (...