Marie des Iles (1959)

Genres - Adventure  |   Run Time - 111 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy, USA  |  
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British actress Belinda Lee stars in this her third film within several months, once again for a company outside of her native England. This time around the setting is the 17th century, somewhere on a group of tropical islands, and she plays Marie, a damsel in distress. The upright governor of the islands is kidnapped by pirates on the orders of an ambitious and villainous nobleman. Knowing full well that Marie is likely to fall prey to the villains and fearing for the lives of his friends, the governor escapes. He manages to return and begins to dismantle the defenses of the usurpers.

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pirate [seafarer], bad-guy, escape, girlfriend, good-guy, governor, kidnapping, nobility, swashbuckler