Devil's Island
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Devil's Island
This romance featured respected old-timers (Pauline Frederick in a starring role and Leah Baird as screenwriter) and a fresh up-and-comer (pretty WAMPAS baby star Marion Nixon). Jean Valyon (Richard Tucker) is sent to Devil's Island to serve a life sentence. After several years, he is allowed to marry his sweetheart, Jeanette Picto (Frederick). They have a son, Leon, who studies to be a surgeon. The couple hopes that Leon (played as an adult by George Lewis) will be able to escape to France, but Valyon dies before the young man finishes his studies. Leon falls in love with fellow prisoner… More