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His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong.
"Blood Alley" is a nickname for the Formosa Strait, between Mainland China and Taiwan.
Capt. Tom Wilder:
If you want a last look at home, you'd better take it now.
Tack: I looked.
According to the map drawn by John Wayne, the course from Chiku Shan to Hong Kong is in a Southwesterly direction. However, the morning after the storm when he has Lauren Bacall take the wheel he tells her to steer a course of zero four five (045) which a compass reading of Northeast, the exact opposite of their direction of travel.
The title is shown in Chinese characters, which dissolve into English.
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