Upon the murder of a police agent in Tangier, North Africa, Joanna Dane, a former O.S.S. operator, make a plan to break the notorious contraband ring who is responsible for the agent’s murder.
Pauli and his friend Daniel hop on their bikes and ride across the border to Mexico to try out a bar called Rosa’s Cantina, which happens to be next to the infamous El Diablo prison. Though some of the locals try to warn the two gringos away, Pauli unwisely insists on going in. In the course of the evening, he manages to start a fight with the many prison guards unwinding from work, and gets arrested.
Fortune hunter Mary Brooks, posing as a missionary’s daughter, strives to beat a couple of pilots, Terry Prescott and “Waffles” Billings, (who have turned pearl divers in order to buy a plane and join the Royal Air Force), out of their pearls, while also beating off the advances of Prince Sali who wants to add her to his harem.
Coralie, the daughter of an investment broker, faces a series of challenges when his father dies of a heart attack after losing all his money in poker.
A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He’s hired to injure a leading politician and starts to get involved with a girl he uses to provoke the challenge. One newspaper, hostile to the politician, headlines the story of the impending duel asking who this Madame X is. Problem is, she’s the daughter of the paper’s proprietor.
Tim Reardon and Vince Barrows are partners in petty crime who fall out with each other. To escape the wrath of Barrows, Reardon enlists in the U.S. Army and so does Barrows and his two bodyguards Joe Scavenger and Mike Paradise All are sent to Trinidad, where a Nazi-spy operation brings the two partners together to pool their talents, for their sense of patriotism far outweighs their sense of outrage against each other. Cafe entertainer Patricia Dare provides the female attraction and distraction.
A young girl from a broken home having problems in school and in her personal life, decides to run away to live with her father in the wilderness.
Famed Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro returns to Peru for one final mission — to conquer the Inca Empire, convert its people to Christianity and capture a supposedly massive cache of gold. Upon arriving in the Incan capital, Pizarro and his men secure the palace of the new Incan king, Atahualpa. As the assault on the natives continues, the typically ruthless leader and his doomed hostage begin to respect — and even admire — each other.