On a shipwreck salvage mission in the Dutch East Indies in 1883 (aka western Indonesia), a ship captain (Maximilian Schell) is forced by the government to transport a chain gang while the unexpected eruption of Krakatoa and the corresponding tsunami present more natural challenges. Diane Baker plays his romantic interest, Brian Keith an over-the-hill diver and Barbara Werle the diver’s babe. Sal Mineo and J.D. Cannon are also on hand.
“Krakatoa: East of Java” (1968) is a ship-confined adventure and disaster movie, like “The Poseidon Adventu... read the rest.