Cinema: Also Showing

His Majesty O'Keefe (Warner) may have a certain novelty for moviegoers who have not yet heard about how the natives were happy until the white man came. Money, says this script, grows on the coconut trees on the western Pacific island of Yap, but nobody bothers to pick it until Burt Lancaster makes port. He blackmails the poor natives into picking coconuts, and even becomes their king. But greed and lust soon pull the kingdom down, and the stage is set for love to conquer all. To satisfy the censors, somebody has to take...

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