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Sundown (1941)

Approved  |   |  War, Drama  |  31 October 1941 (USA)
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Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans.

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Zia
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Dewey
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Pallini
Reginald Gardiner ...
Turner
Carl Esmond ...
Kuypens
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Abdi Hammud
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Bishop Coombes (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Gilbert Emery ...
Ashburton
Jeni Le Gon ...
Miriami
Emmett Smith ...
Kipsang
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Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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31 October 1941 (USA)  »

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Cuando muere el día  »

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Coombe (george Sanders) arrives in a Stinson Model A, a type of aircraft which probably never went anywhere near Kenya. See more »

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Zia's caravan uses Bactrian camels (two humps) which are native to central Asia. The camels found in Northern Kenya and Somalia are dromedary camels. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Man with Bogart's Face (1980) See more »

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O God Our Help in Ages Past
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Words by Isaac Watts and music by William Croft
Sung in church at the London church service
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Good, 1940's Style Entertainment

I found SUNDOWN to be an enjoyable film. It seems sort of a cross between a jungle flick and a World War II espionage thriller, a kind of a TARZAN VRS THE NAZI'S. The story involves the British trying to prevent the Germans from secretly supplying the native Africans with weapons for a rebellion. Plenty of action and political incorrectness, plus Gene Tierney's ever so sexy overbite. Simply a must for Bruce Cabot fans everywhere.


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