4.8/10
102
5 user 1 critic

Drums of Africa (1963)

David Moore is in East Africa to get to his employer's railway construction site. He's accompanied by the owner's son Brian and they've lined up Jack Cuortemayn, reputedly the best guide ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (story)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Stars: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley
Genesis II (TV Movie 1973)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy
Barquero (1970)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

At a river crossing, a stand-off between a gang of outlaws and local townsfolk ensues when the ferry barge operator refuses to ferry the gang across the river.

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Warren Oates, Forrest Tucker
The Quest (TV Movie 1976)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two brothers search the west for their sister, who was kidnapped as a child and is now living with a tribe of Indians.

Director: Lee H. Katzin
Stars: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Brian Keith
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
...
David Moore
...
Jack Cuortemayn
...
Kasongo
George Sawaya ...
Arab
...
Viledo
Ron Whelan ...
Ship Captain
...
Chavera
Edit

Storyline

David Moore is in East Africa to get to his employer's railway construction site. He's accompanied by the owner's son Brian and they've lined up Jack Cuortemayn, reputedly the best guide available, to take them there. Cuortemayn refuses as he doesn't care for the impact the railroad will have on the local inhabitants. While Moore tries to make other arrangements, he meets Ruth Knight who has lived there for many years working with her father in a medical clinic. There will be adventures along the way but when Ruth is captured by slave traders, its up to the others to rescue her. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

africa | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Terror Strikes In The Jungle! See more »

Genres:

Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 May 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tambores de África  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Metrocolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

About 67 minutes into the film a group of Masai-like warriors emerges from a forest as white people with "blackface" makeup and "caveman" outfits. See more »

Connections

Features King Solomon's Mines (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

The River Love
Written by Russell Faith and Robert Marcucci
Sung by Frankie Avalon
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the dumbest movies of all time
26 August 2001 | by (Leonia, NJ) – See all my reviews

Lloyd Bochner and Frankie Avalon are comical as the "bwanas" in this low-budget Hatari rip-off. Poor Mariette Hartley had this as her second movie. She has compared following the brilliant Ride The High Country with Drums of Africa to going from President to janitor in 2 days. This is overrating this incredible abomination. Poor Hari Rhodes looks ashamed to be seen by the camera in this mess.


11 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Here We Go: Welcome to "The IMDb Show"

Kevin Smith weighs in on Justice League and the future of DC and Marvel, and answers fan questions. Plus, we battle with fans over who played the greatest Batman of all time.

Here we go