Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Most of Monte Blue's talking-picture career was spent in small character roles, but he was still regarded as a bankable leading man when he appeared in the early Warner Bros. talkie From Headquarters. Blue is cast as gutsy U.S. Marine Captain Slappy Smith, assigned to rescue a passel of tourists from the Central American jungle. While fulfilling his duties, Smith falls in love with one of the unfortunate tourists, beautiful Mary Dyer (Gladys Brockwell). This poses a problem for native gal Innocencia (Ethylene Clair) to whom a drunken Smith had previously pledged eternal devotion. Much of the film is stolen by Guinn "Big Boy" Williams as slow-witted Sergeant Wilmer.
captain [military], jungle, Marines, missing-person, search, stranded, tourist