President Jose Moro assumes office after assassinating his predecessor. He uses his new position to go after an old enemy--an American named Samuel Dalton. Sam is arrested and sentenced to death by Moro who wishes to confiscate his money and property. Moments before facing a firing squad, he is informed of a proposition by a mysterious young lady. She wishes to marry him before he is shot.The idea intrigues Sam and on a whim he agrees. When the wedding ceremony takes place it offers an unexpected chance for him to escape. A nation-wide search begins after he attempts to assassinate Moro.Sam knows he can't stay in San Juan and disguises himself, and sneaks aboard an American steamship headed for Cuba.During the voyage he discovers that the mysterious woman he has married is on board with her sister. The ship runs into a hurricane and is wrecked on the reefs of a deserted island.
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October 26, 2013
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