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East of Sudan (1964)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | July 1965 (USA)
During the Mahdist insurrection in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, veteran colonial private Baker teams up with freshly arrived gentleman Murchison, trying to evacuate from southern Barash the ... See full summary »





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During the Mahdist insurrection in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, veteran colonial private Baker teams up with freshly arrived gentleman Murchison, trying to evacuate from southern Barash the emir's daughter Asua and her English governess, Miss Woodville. It's a perilous journey on the Nile and its banks. They must face crocodiles, Arab slavers and a backward Negro tribe they prey on, where king Gondoko's missionary-raised brother Kimrasi saves and joins them. Once in capital Khartum, they find the revolt has reached it and the men join the fight. Written by KGF Vissers

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Also Known As:

Östlich vom Sudan  »

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2.35 : 1
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Film debut of Jenny Agutter. See more »


The end of the film heavily implies that the two-day-late relief force for General Gordon recaptures Khartoum. In reality, the relief force discovered the city already taken and the Mahdist forces strong, and were forced to retreat, leaving Sudan to the Mahdi. Khartoum was retaken only 13 years later in 1898. See more »


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cannibalising the four feathers
21 July 2007 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I do not recall seeing a film which derives not only background shots but most of its action from stock shots and parts of another feature,including the climax.So virtually all of the action comes from The Four Feathers(1938)This film looks as if it has been made on a shoestring.For example there are shots of charging elephants and you have the actors shooting at them from in front of a process screen.It is so clear that they have not been anywhere near the Sudan.At the climax you have Anthony Quayle on a small set on the left of frame with the main action fromThe Four Feathers either put in by a process screen or an optical printer.The acting is not up to much ,the only exception being the dependable Anthony Quayle.So all told rather a disappointment.

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not worth watching - why did they keep on DOING this? donaldking
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