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Director:
Writers:
Maxwell Shane (screenplay)
Samuel Fuller (story)
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Release Date:
15 November 1938 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
WHEN A YANKEE DAREDEVIL HITS THE FOREIGN LEGION...Heart-thrilling Romance...Bullet-streaked Action! (original poster) See more »
Plot:
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
DVD: Review:The Samuel Fuller Collection
 (From The AV Club. 27 October 2009, 10:01 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
A "Mutiny on the Bounty" rip-off with nary a drop of water in sight. See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Paul Kelly ... Jim Wilson
C. Henry Gordon ... Capt. Savatt
Lorna Gray ... Carla Preston
Robert Fiske ... Lt. Dumond

Marc Lawrence ... Poule
Dick Curtis ... Karnoldi
Stanley Brown ... René Malreaux
Al Bridge ... Cpl. Dronov (as Alan Bridge)
Ray Bennett ... Ladoux (as Raphael Bennett)
Charles R. Moore ... Gungadin (as Charles Moore)

Dwight Frye ... Gravet, 'the Jackal'
Stanley Andrews ... Col. Rancreux
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maurice Brierre ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Charles Brinley ... Soldier (uncredited)
Dee Cascoigne ... Legionaire Machine-Gunner (uncredited)
George Chesebro ... Velich (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Steward (uncredited)
Jean De Briac ... Recruiting Officer (uncredited)
Joe De Stefani ... Edis (uncredited)
Homer Dickenson ... Soldier (uncredited)
Joe Dominguez ... Pascal (uncredited)
George Du Count ... Gerguson (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Sherry Hall ... Sick Legionnaire (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Al Herman ... Landreau (uncredited)
Boyd Irwin ... Beauchamp (uncredited)
Charles King ... Legionaire (uncredited)
Jack Low ... Kranzt (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... Pierre (uncredited)
Art Mix ... Bearded Arab (uncredited)
John Northpole ... Fuestral (uncredited)
Joe Palma ... Soldier (uncredited)
Albert Pollet ... Sembland (uncredited)
Ed Randolph ... Soldier (uncredited)
Rolfe Sedan ... Airline Officer (uncredited)
Edwin Stanley ... Dr. Renault (uncredited)
Harry Strang ... Jolatar (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ... Landring (uncredited)
Ron Wilson ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
D. Ross Lederman 
 
Writing credits
Maxwell Shane (screenplay)

Samuel Fuller (story) (as Sam Fuller)

Produced by
Louis B. Appleton Jr. .... producer (uncredited)
Irving Briskin .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Franz Planer 
 
Film Editing by
Otto Meyer 
 
Art Direction by
Lionel Banks 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur S. Black Jr. .... assistant director (as Arthur Black)
 
Sound Department
Edward Bernds .... sound engineer (as Ed Bernds)
 
Stunts
Chuck Hamilton .... stunts (uncredited)
Duke York .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Morris Stoloff .... musical director (as M.W. Stoloff)
Mischa Bakaleinikoff .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ben Oakland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Gregory Stone .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Albert Pollet .... technical director
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Son of the Sahara" - USA (review title)
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Runtime:
60 min
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Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Certification:
USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Trivia:
According to the Variety review, the film included library stock and duplicate footage.See more »

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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A "Mutiny on the Bounty" rip-off with nary a drop of water in sight., 10 June 2001

Sam (Samuel) Fuller and Maxwell Shane, both noted for writing some better-than-average originals, didn't waste much in the way of creative juices on this one. Do away with the band of gritty-but-game Arabs, sprinkle some water around Fort Agadez and the whole movie would be heading straight for Pitcarin Island.

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