China Nov 1941.Cameraman and newspaper reporter, Bugsy Williams(George Montgomery)is picked up by advancing Japanese troops.At headquarters,Bugsy is made an offer by the Japanese to film the Burma Road.He tells them he will think about it.On his way out Bugsy picks up a book which he thinks are his credendials.
In his cell is another prisoner,Major Weed(Victor McLaglen)a canadian officer.The Major tells Bugsy he has an escape plan with the help of his mistress,Fifi(Lynn Bari)waiting not far away.The escape comes off and Bugsy,The Major,and Fifi find a plane where they escape to Burma.
Bugsy looks at the small book he picked up and finds its written in Japanese,which he cant understand,but he can make out one word,Pearl and a number,seven.Bugsy shrugs it off.
Bugsy finds that Fifi and Major Weed are two Axis agents and breaks off with them.
He falls in love with Miss Young(Gene Tierney)whos father,Dr Kai Young(Philip Ahn)is a missionary in China and both must soon return.
Fifi and the Major are ordered by the Japanese to capture Bugsy and get the book back at all costs.
GREAT FILM.DONT MISS.