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Slavers (1978)

 -  Adventure | Drama | History  -  6 June 1980 (USA)
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As the slave trade is dwindling in East Africa in the late 19th century, two competing slave traders start a brutal violent conflict between each other for the monopoly on the remaining profits.

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Alec Mackenzie
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Steven Hamilton
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Anna von Erken
Jürgen Goslar ...
Max von Erken
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Hassan
Don Jack Rousseau ...
Mazu
Helen Morgan ...
Malika
Ken Gampu ...
Musulna
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Da Silva
Larry Taylor ...
Williams
Brian O'Shaughnessy ...
O'Connor
Erica Schramm ...
Mrs. O'Connor
Judy Goldman ...
Selina
Arthur Brauss ...
Rustam
Erik Schumann ...
Bill Parry (as Eric Schumann)
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As the slave trade is dwindling in East Africa in the late 19th century, two competing slave traders start a brutal violent conflict between each other for the monopoly on the remaining profits.

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slavery | nudity | death | blood | decapitation | See more »

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Now, in the tradition of "Roots" and "Mandingo" the true brutal story of the African slave trade!


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Die Sklavenjäger  »

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Star Billing: Trevor Howard (1st), Britt Ekland (2nd), 'Jurgen Goslar' (3rd), Ron Ely (4th), Ray Milland (5th), and Cameron Mitchell (6th). See more »

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The closing credits list "Costum Designer" (instead of costume designer), and "Make-up women" (it should read "make-up woman", since there is only one woman listed for doing make-up, it should be singular not plural) See more »

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Referenced in The New York Ripper (1982) See more »

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Better then the usual slavery exploitation film
13 August 2008 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Period set tale of the slave trade in Africa and how the nominal hero, Ron Ely goes from supporting it to instead helping to end it. Good melodramatic story is full of all of the exploitation hallmarks you'd expect- nudity, violence, general bad behavior-, but done less garishly and over the top in films like Mandingo and The Drum or any of the other films from the 70's that exploited the slave trade in the name of teaching us all a lesson. There aren't many of these films and for the most part they are a poor lot with most of the films so bad that they are funny. This one however is better then the rest even if it does get a bit melodramatic. The best thing I can say is its a watchable potboiler.


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