An inept millionaire and his girl are unwittingly stranded together on a cruiseliner which drifts near an island of cannibals.
Haphazard but nonetheless typically entertaining Keaton early feature (with plenty of portholes in the plot), given a slightly larger budget with the major new MGM studio, in a film that became a useful try-out for the even grander The General.
Written by: Clyde Bruckman, Jean C. Havez, Joseph A. Mitchell, Buster Keaton.
Producer: Buster Keaton.
Director: Buster Keaton, Donald Crisp.
Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Noble Johnson.
Photography: Elgin Lessley, Byron Houck.
+ Donald Crisp was replaced from the production (although he amusingly appears as a menacing face on a picture) after directing the drama sequences when he tried to also work on the comedy sequences, most of which Buster re-shot.
(Fra/US 2002. 7m.; Notable if perhaps obscurely known collaboration between Disney and Dali, completed by the studio in tribute 56 years later.; w: Salvador Dali, John Hench, Donald W. Ernst; d: Dominique Monfery (and John Hench); m: Armando Dominguez.)