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Sanders (1963)

Death Drums Along the River (original title)
A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.

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(suggested by famous story of African adventure "Sanders of the River")
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Dr. Inge Jung (as Marianne Cook)
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Jim Hunter
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A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.

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In both this film and the previous version, Sanders of the River (1935), there is a boat named Zaire. In this film it is a small launch, whereas in the previous film it is a large paddle-steamer. See more »

Goofs

When nurse Dorfman opens the trap door to the mine to see Jim lying injured, there is a shovel to the right of a pit prop. After she climbs down and reaches Jim, the shovel is to the left of the prop. See more »

Connections

Remake of Sanders of the River (1935) See more »

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Piano Trio
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Music by John Fox
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Is Vivi Bach the worst actress ever?
5 October 2007 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Anyone witnessing the performance of Vivi Bach as Marlene the nurse will not be struck dumb with amazement at her beauty,or her flawless hair but at the sheer ineptitude of her attempts aas an actress in this film.there are also some other rather sonambulistic performances and a great deal of dead wood.the sound is rather poor and the colour is extremely variable.Richard Todd is his dependable self.So all in all this is a fairly entertaining film given the standout performance of Viv Bach and if you are a connoisseur of bad performances then you are in for a treatIt is also padded out by a lot of scenes of big game and wild animals.


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