In San Diego, twenty year old Anton Rozy, nicknamed Chubasco like his now deceased Portuguese fisherman father, is a restless young man who only hangs out on the beach with his girlfriend, Bunny Marino, in having no aim in life. He is often in trouble with the law, largely for vagrancy, but his hotheadedness also adds assault, often against police officers, on top of those vagrancy charges. Bunny and Chubasco's relationship places them at odds with her father, Sebastian Marino, a fishing boat operator who can only see in Chubasco trouble. That strained relationship for Bunny only increases when she continues to keep in contact with Chubasco behind her father's back. As Chubasco hits his third strike with his latest arrest, exasperated Judge North believes he has one last trick up his legal sleeve to provide Chubasco some real guidance: instead of jail, he will learn the trade of his father by working on a tuna clipper, the Edna Belle. While some of the older crew knew or knew of ...
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In her biography "Bittersweet" Susan Strasberg claims she got an urgent call from the director that her husband was acting a little rambunctious with the actresses they were testing. He bit the last one when he kissed her. He was balking at doing the love scenes. They asked her to play the part of the 18 year old girl who defies her father. She replied that she was too old and "did not want to be the oldest ingenue in Hollywood plus I'm 30 pounds overweight" She was told her face was still thin and she could diet. Encouraged by her her husband Christopher Jones who agreed she should lose weight and wanted the money,she accepted the role. See more