Cinema: Also Showing

Plunder of the Sun (Wayne-Fellows; Warner) is an oldtime movie chase story played against a background of ancient Zapotec ruins at Oaxaca, Mexico. A footloose insurance agent (Glenn Ford) comes into possession of several old sheets of parchment which are a clue to a priceless treasure buried among the ruins. In practically no time, he finds himself mixed up with such shady characters as a fat invalid (Francis Sullivan), a raven-haired Latin beauty (Patricia Medina), an alcoholic blonde (Diana Lynn), a mysterious fellow with a crew cut and smoked glasses (Sean McGlory). The feverish chasing is punctuated with slugging and shooting....

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