Gable and Crawford's eighth film together is a sensitively told Christ allegory, portrayed in an atmospheric manner that well conveys the story's spirituality. Crawford plays a club entertainer working in a cafe located near the infamous Devil's Island prison. She meets Gable, a prisoner,
who later escapes and hides out in Crawford's dressing room. Gable is taken back into custody, but Crawford loses her job when the cafe owner learns of the incident. Back on the island, Dekker, another prisoner, has arranged an escape for a group of convicts. They include Lukas, Ciannelli,
Arledge, Bromberg, the despicable Lorre (whom the others call "M'sieu Pig"), and Hunter, a s...