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This film showed up on TV as Forbidden Paradise, but you can't fool us. It's really The Hurricane, producer Dino De Laurentiis' ill-advised remake of the 1938 Sam Goldwyn production of the same name. The story of the casual cruelties imposed by the white ruling class on the natives of the isle of Manakoora had the advantage of timeliness in 1938; forty-one years later, the story plays like a Gilligan's Island amateur production of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Playing the old Jon Hall role of the native lad whose rambunctiousness incurs the wrath of the provincial governor, the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Inferior redo of original Jon Hall spectacle; state of art effects for 1970s."
‑ Steve Crum,
"a terrible remake; a strong wind should have blown this production away before a foot of film was shot."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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