The U.S. government asks Mr. Moto to go to Puerto Rico to investigate diamond smuggling after an earlier investigator is murdered.
Minor entry highlighted by Hymer as the dim-witted "Twister McGurk." Remake of MURDER IN TRINIDAD (1934) with Moto character grafted onto original plot. Aka DANGER ISLAND.!
The island is Puerto Rico and Mr. Moto has been asked by the US government to look into diamond smuggling after a previous investigator who has been murdered. Moto plots against himself and discovers the smugglers, which frees certain officials on whom the suspicion had fallen. Lists fights, gunplay, and wild motorboal chases help the visual impact of the last produced Moto film with Peter Lorre. Prom a novel by John W. Vandercrook, with a screenplay by Peter Milne. 20th Century POX 64min ***
Source; Whodoneit! A Film Guide
By Terry Rowan