Island of Doomed Men
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Island of Doomed Men
Despite the presence of Peter Lorre at his nastiest, Island of Doomed Men is a pedestrian prison-colony melodrama, several notches below the quality of Lorre's other Columbia vehicles. While attempting to get the goods on a convict-labor racket masterminded by Steve Danel (Peter Lorre), private investigator Sheldon (Robert Wilcox) is framed on a criminal charge and paroled in Danel's custody. Experiencing first-hand the brutality levelled at the convicts on Danel's private island, Sheldon begins to formulate a plan for escape, hoping at the same time to rescue Danel's… More