Joaquim (Joaquín Cordero) is a drifter, who has robbed a bank back
home and has now made an escape to Cuba with $100,000. When he tells that
to a gang of smugglers, they are very eager to welcome him into their
ranks, figuring they'll just use him until they get their hands on his
The smugglers are under a masked man's observation, Santo (Santo),
who every now and again turns up and beats them up, too. But he doesn't
beat up Joaquim, because you know, both of them are policemen and work on
the case together.
When Joaquim finds himself cornered by the smugglers
as they want to get their hands on his loot (which doesn't even exist), he
tries to use his girlfriend Myrna (Gina Romand) as a sort of carrier
pigeon for a message to the police, but she is intercepted and now his
cover is blown - and it all ends in a big showdown on an amusement park,
and also thanks to Santo, Joaquim emerges the victor.
ill-structured little crime thriller that takes forever to build up its
very thin plot and thus feels over-long at its mere 75 minutes. And in
fact, apart from the finale, which is actually pretty well executed, the
movie has little to offer in the action department other than the
occasional attacks by Santo, which make little narrative sense - as his
character as a whole does not really serve any purpose in moving the story
along, his appearances are just jarring, and his character is never fully
In all, not really worth your while.