Flame of the Islands
|Flame of the Islands|
|Directed by||Edward Ludwig|
|Produced by||Edward Ludwig|
|Screenplay by||Bruce Manning|
|Story by||Adele Comandini|
|Starring||Yvonne De Carlo
|Music by||Nelson Riddle|
|Edited by||Richard L. Van Enger|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
Rosalind Dee (DeCarlo) is a cafe singer striving to enter high society. Rosalind stumbles upon a large amount of money by lucky means. Rosalind forms a partnership with gambling-club owners Wade Evans (Zachary Scott) and Cyril Mace (Kurt Kasznar), building the establishment into a gathering place for the elite. Along the way, she attempts to rekindle a romance with randy playboy Doug Duryea (Howard Duff), but she is soon lured in by Rev. Kelly Rand (James Arness) who comes to save Rosalind from her troubles.
- Yvonne De Carlo as Rosalind Dee
- Howard Duff as Doug Duryea
- Zachary Scott as Wade Evans
- Kurt Kasznar as Cyril Mace
- Barbara O'Neil as Charmaine Duryea
- James Arness as Kelly Rand
- Frieda Inescort as Evelyn Hammond
- Lester Matthews as Gus
- Donald Curtis as Johnny
- Nick Stewart as Nick
The film was shot on location in the Bahamas in Trucolor.
It was originally known as Rebel Island and was to star John Lund.
- Screen: Bahamas Life: 'Flame of Islands' Is Flicker at Palace New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 25 Feb 1956: 12.
- Yvonne De Carlo to Do Film in Bahamas Hopper, Hedda. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 06 Jan 1955: B8.
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