A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.
Brutes! Savages! Heroes! They're Mercenaries... They're Paid to do a Job!
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Did You Know?
English actor Kenneth More
was cast in a supporting role in this Congo, Africa-set picture having previously top-billed starred about nine years earlier in another similar train-in-peril across hostile landscape picture which had been the 1959 British made North West Frontier
(1959) where a locomotive travels through a treacherous countryside in India. See more
Apparently no blank ammo was available for the .50 caliber heavy machine guns carried on the train. When they are "fired" at the attacking UN plane, there is no recoil or movement of the ammo belt. The muzzle flash was painted onto the film later. See more
[thrown onboard the train in a drunken stupor
Aah, piss off!
[to Curry, smiling
Captain, the Doctor.
Referenced in Inglourious Basterds