Passed | | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In defiance of studio "tradition," hairy-chested Paul Henreid refused to submit himself to the usual waxing, and appears throughout the film bare-chested and open-shirted with his furry chest intact.
Capt. Laurent Van Horn:
We were blown off our course by a hurricane, and our ship crashed on the rocks outside your harbor.
Don Juan Alvarado: Most inconsiderate of my rocks. I shall have them reprimanded.
Opening credits prologue: The Spanish Main--cruel, oppressive and ruthless, where power alone was a man's single title to everything he held dear, including his very life. It was, thus, a cruel fate that a peaceful Dutch pilgrim ship should be driven there by torrential waves--and crash upon the rocks immediately outside Cartagena, its most remorseless citadel.