Synopsis by Hal Erickson
In On the Isle of Samoa, beefcake star Jon Hall plays Kenneth Crandall, an unsavory gambler who absconds with his partner's money in a stolen plane. He crashes on an unchartered island, where he comes across a tribe of English-speaking natives, benevolently overseen by selfless missionary Peter Appleton (Raymond Greenleaf). The hard-bitten Crandall comes around to Appleton's way of thinking after a near-cataclysmic volcanic eruption, realizing at long last that money isn't everything. It helps, of course, that native girl Moana (Susan Cabot) has fallen in love with Crandall in the meantime.
accident, bad-guy-turns-good, boating, crash, criminal, eruption, gambling, happiness, island, loot, love, missionary, native, paradise, partner, past, problems, repair-person, return, Samoan, sea, shipwreck, society, South-Seas, girl, plans