A murderous religious cult is way-laying travellers and stealing goods in nineteenth century India. As the disappearances mount and trade becomes difficult, the British East India Company is forced to act. But they give the job to an upper-class officer completely out-of-touch with the country rather than the obvious candidate who has been in India for years and well understands the people and culture. Written by
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Did You Know?
The Thugee cult can be traced back to the 17th century, with roots going as far back as the 13th. It is estimated that they murdered 2,000,000 of their countrymen. According to the film's end credits, one thug allegedly claimed 700 victims. The cult's victims were often picked out beforehand, and their graves were dug before they were murdered. See more
When Captain Lewis is tied to the ground, a reflection is visible between him and the cobra, revealing that a pane of glass separates them. See more
Capt. Harry Lewis
This is some kind of organized conspiracy. I know it, and I'll find it out!