Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there’s a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco’s march on Ciudad Juarez.
Originally titled Le Voyage en Ballon, Stowaway in the Sky is a disarmingly simple French-made children’s story. The plot is implicit in the title: A small child, fascinated by a lighter-than-air balloon, clambers aboard. The balloon takes flight, lifting the child upward to an amazing adventure. The land-bound adults have conniptions as the balloon wafts by; the child has nothing more than a great time.
Blithely ignorant of its unforgiving landscape or its people, a hunter named Gale enters the Mexican jungle and is immediately out of his element. Resting after his first foray, Gale meets Sleigh, an aging American hunter and expatriate.
Martin Viking, an American diplomat in India, is falsely accused on the killing of an Indian dignitary and sets out to prove his innocence while trying to find the location of explosions planed on a Bombay train by a group of terrorists.
During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains. One day he’s forced to miss a flight and is replaced by his friend, Bill March. March’s plane is lost en route and Simms feels guilty. Back in America he meets March’s widow, Elaine. They marry and then both travel to Tibet to learn more about March’s fate and about a mysterious Tibetan mask which has come into their possession.
During the 16th century the Cossacks and their Ukraine homeland is ruled by Poland. This is the story of the leader of the Cossacks and how his son was sent to study under the Poles to learn how to defeat them in battle. However, the son falls in love with the daughter of a Polish nobleman.
Three roguish mercenaries find themselves in the middle of the Mexican revolution, where they face great danger from both sides. This action drama centers on their attempts to avoid capture and use the conflict between the rebels and federales for their own benefit.
Dick Turpin, a British highwayman, steals from the rich and passes the wealth along to the poor. But, after robbing the evil Lord Churlton, Dick learns that Churlton will soon marry Lady Alice Brookfield, a good-hearted woman who finds Churlton repulsive. In order to escape, Alice disguises herself a boy and travels with Dick to London. Dick is captured by the police and sentenced to hang, but he just might have one last escape left in him.