A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.
Did You Know?
In both this film and the previous version, Sanders of the River
(1935), there is a boat named Zaire. In the this film it is a small launch whereas in the previous film it is a large paddle-steamer. See more
In the final scene Todd and the girl, in a boat on the river, look up and see an aircraft supposedly taking the other girl back to civilization. This Lufthansa Boeing 707/700 is clearly trimmed for landing with wheels and flaps extended. Any 707 of that era powered by the Pratt and Whitney JT3D engine would be emitting vast amounts of smoke when on full power after take off as to gain max power in tropical conditions it used water injection to increase thrust, creating a massive amount of soot. See more
Version of Sanders of the River
Panic In The Streets
Music by Frank Talley
Boosey & Hawkes Ltd See more