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Rich American socialite Lady Edwina Esketh, who obtained her title by marrying English Lord Albert Esketh, travels to Ranchipur where Albert hopes to buy a prize stallion from the Maharani.... See full summary »

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Lady Edwina Esketh
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Dr. Major Rama Safti
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Thomas "Tom" Ransome
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Fern Simon
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Lord Albert Esketh
Eugenie Leontovich ...
Gladys Hurlbut ...
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Madge Kennedy ...
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Carlo Rizzo ...
Mr. Adoani
Beatrice Kraft ...
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Rich American socialite Lady Edwina Esketh, who obtained her title by marrying English Lord Albert Esketh, travels to Ranchipur where Albert hopes to buy a prize stallion from the Maharani. Theirs is not a happy marriage and after she meets a prominent local doctor, Rama Safti, falls madly in love with him. He too is in love with her much to the Maharani's disapproval as she has great plans for the good doctor. Also living in Ranchipur is Tom Ransome an old friend of Edwina's who perhaps knows too much about her past. When a natural disaster destroys much of Ranchipur, disease follows forcing Safti to choose between treating the sick or being with Edwina, who is also deathly ill. Written by garykmcd

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Theirs was the great sin that even the great rains could not wash away!


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14 December 1955 (USA)  »

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Referenced on the Bette Midler 1985 comedy album, "Mud Will Be Flung Tonight!" See more »

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Seen anyone interesting among the Supporting Players
15 December 2003 | by (Parma Heights,Ohio,U.S.A.) – See all my reviews



For those among us who grew up watching a lot of television in the 1960s,it's always a lot of fun seeing stars doing supporting roles earlier in their careers.And who's doing the bluff,hearty,amiable Sikh police captain?None other than John Banner,who went on to do the comic heavy Schultz,on"Hogan's Heroes."And,for all of his teutonic ponderousness,he does manage to carry it off.


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