Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

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Dr. Carlos Morales
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Nancy Darby
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Martha Darby
Francis L. Sullivan ...
Dr. Bristol
Charles Korvin ...
Felix Pagnol
Tom Drake ...
Dr. Roy Darby
John Sutton ...
Harvey Bristol
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Gabriel Thatch
Charles Evans ...
Judge Armstrong
Lester Matthews ...
Gen. Victor Darby
Roy Gordon ...
Dr. Tyrus
Lewis L. Russell ...
Capt. Bronson
Russell Gaige ...
McIntosh
Bill Walker ...
Priam (as William Walker)
Voltaire Perkins ...
Dr. Crowther
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Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr. Carlos Morales, the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby, and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiancé, Harvey Bristol and his father, Dr. Bristol, who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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27 May 1953 (USA)  »

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In a separately filmed trailer, Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas talk to the audience about the film and about Three Dimension. See more »

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Average historical "epic" notable for 3-D process only
27 September 2003 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

This was Paramount's first 3-D film of the 1950's, which reportedly had begun production as a flat film, but then re-started in 3-D in the race to get a stereoscopic project into the theatres as soon as possible. Fernando Lamas also appeared in a second 3-Dimension film, JIVARO, in 1954.


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