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Game warden Miller lives on an isolated island off the Carolina coast. The only other inhabitant is Evvie, an innocent and naive thirteen-year-old girl. Miller is sexually attracted to the girl. When Traver, a black musician on the run from a lynch mob after being falsely accused of rape, arrives on the island Miller wants to turn him in and get him out of his way. But Evvie likes Traver and protects him. When a preacher arrives from the mainland to "rescue" Evvie from her situation, Traver's presence is discovered. Miller is now forced to decide whether to turn Traver over to the mob and in so doing lose his standing in the girl's eyes.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||Premiere Info:||New York opening: 18 Jan 1961|
|Release Date:||1961||Production Date:||
|Color/B&W:||Black and White||Distributions Co:||Valiant Films, Vitalite Film Corp.|
|Sound:||Mono||Production Co:||Producciones Olmeca|