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Director:
Writers:
Stanley Price (screenplay) &
Alastair Reid (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 May 1976 (West Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
A spectacular adventure you will always remember and a beautiful love story you will never forget.
Plot:
During World War One a British aristocrat, an American entrepreneur and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lee Marvin ... Colonel Flynn O'Flynn

Roger Moore ... Sebastian Oldsmith

Barbara Parkins ... Rosa O'Flynn / Oldsmith

Ian Holm ... Mohammed, O'Flynn's Mute Servant
Reinhard Kolldehoff ... Herman Fleischer, German Commissioner / Military Commander of Southern Province (as Rene Kolldehoff)
Gernot Endemann ... Braun
Karl Michael Vogler ... Von Kleine

Horst Janson ... Kyller
Gerard Paquis ... Capt. da Silva - Portuguese Pilot
Maurice Denham ... Mr. Smythe
Jean Kent ... Mrs. Smythe

Heather Wright ... Cynthia Smythe
George Coulouris ... El Keb
Renu Setna ... Mr. Raji

Murray Melvin ... Lt. Phipps
Bernard Horsfall ... Captain Joyce
Robert Lang ... Captain Henry

Peter Copley ... Admiral Howe
Geoff Davidson ... Mackintosh
Simon Sabela ... 1st Village Chief
Shalimar Undi ... Nanny
Joe Mafela ... Sergeant Dumu
Paul Mafela ... Native Runner
Solomon Dungane ... Luti
Ray Msengana ... Ahmed
Nikos Kourtis ... Arab
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicole Boshoff ... Baby Maria Oldsmith (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter R. Hunt  (as Peter Hunt)
 
Writing credits
Stanley Price (screenplay) &
Alastair Reid (screenplay) and
Wilbur Smith (screenplay)

Wilbur Smith (book "Shout at the Devil")

Produced by
Michael Klinger .... producer
Tony Klinger .... assistant producer
Robert Sterne .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Maurice Jarre 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Reed (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael J. Duthie  (as Michael Duthie)
 
Production Design by
Syd Cain 
 
Makeup Department
Paul Engelen .... makeup artist
Mike Jones .... hairdresser
Graham Freeborn .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Nick Maley .... makeup artist: Malta (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Brian Burgess .... production manager: Africa
Stuart Freeman .... production manager: Malta
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Ernst .... assistant director
John Glen .... second unit director
Chris Kenny .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ernest Archer .... art director: Africa (as Ernie Archer)
Leon Davis .... construction: Malta
Vernon Dixon .... set dresser: Africa
Dick Frift .... construction: Africa
Robert W. Laing .... art director: Malta (as Bob Laing)
Hugh Scaife .... set dresser: Malta
Terry Wells .... props
Maurice Cain .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Mike Fowlie .... property master (uncredited)
Tom Jung .... poster artist (uncredited)
Tom Jung .... poster designer (uncredited)
Bryn Siddall .... property buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John W. Mitchell .... sound (as John Mitchell)
Bill Rowe .... dubbing recordist
Nicholas Stevenson .... dubbing editor (as Nick Stevenson)
Mike Le Mare .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Derek Meddings .... models and special effects
Theo Nischwitz .... process work
 
Stunts
Leslie Crawford .... stunt arranger (as Les Crawford)
Leslie Crawford .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Taylor .... stunt double: Lee Marvin (uncredited)
Larry Taylor .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Devis .... camera operator: second unit (as Jim Devis)
Ken Eddy .... aerial photographer
Frank Heeney .... gaffer
Alan Hume .... cameraman: second unit
Jim Kane .... grip
Alec Mills .... camera operator
George Whitear .... stills
Ron Drinkwater .... focus puller (uncredited)
Ed King .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Irene Lamb .... casting
Gianna Pisanello .... casting: Africa
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Philippe Pickford .... wardrobe
Yvonne Zarb Cousin .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Maurice Jarre .... conductor
 
Other crew
Linda Allen .... liaison
Paul Avellino .... special facilities: Malta
Denis Bieber .... presentation
Denis Bieber .... producers associate
Maurice Binder .... title designer: main title
Leslie Crawford .... fight arranger (as Les Crawford)
Joan Davis .... continuity
Vicki Deason .... production secretary
Geoff Freeman .... publicist
Neville Meyer .... presentation
Neville Meyer .... producers associate
Howard Rennie .... location manager: second unit
Denton Scott .... production accountant
Dusty Symonds .... location manager: Africa
Nick Turvey .... flying sequences
Doris Spriggs .... assistant: Roger Moore (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
150 min | UK:115 min (video version) | UK:164 min (1976) (cut) | France:137 min (25 fps) (video release) (2006)
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (Original rating) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) (cut) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:PG
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Trivia:
This motion picture's opening title card read: "Zanzibar Africa, 1913".See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The archetypal English gentleman Sebastian, played by Roger Moore, would know better than to hang the British flag upside down, but he does so when he and Flynn set up camp in Africa.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Where can I purchase the original 147 minute, widescreen 2:35 : 1 anamorphic, panavision shot version of 'Shout At The Devil' ???
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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
The African Road Runner, 10 April 2007
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Shout at the Devil finds Lee Marvin in sub Sahara Africa in 1914 just before the start of World War I. He's a rollicking, live by your wits character named Flynn, very much similar to Humphrey Bogart's Charlie Allnut in The African Queen. Marvin takes up with an Englishman played by Roger Moore who's been stranded in Africa on his way to Australia.

Marvin has a running rivalry with the local German governor played with Teutonic relish by Reinhard Kolldehoff. He's the Road Runner to Kolldehoff's Wily Coyote. During the first half of the film, it plays just like a road runner cartoon.

When war is declared however, Kolldehoff crosses into British territory where Marvin has operated with sanctuary and exacts a terrible vengeance for being constantly made a fool of. On Marvin, on Moore, and on Barbara Parkins, Marvin's daughter who Moore has now married and had a child with.

This is World War I so the Germans aren't behaving like the Nazis of the second World War. But Kolldehoff you can see a potential recruit for Hitler in the post war years. In fact I don't think it's an accident that Kolldehoff and his character Fleischer look very much like German Field Marshal Ludendorff who was sympathetic to the early Nazi party.

Shout at the Devil is a broad comic adventure for the first half and turns serious in the second half. Moore and Marvin have a nice easy chemistry between them, Marvin is reaching back to his Cat Ballou days and the bag of scene stealing tricks he used to get an Oscar. Moore is hard pressed, but does keep up.

And who doesn't like a live road runner cartoon.

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