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Les Indes noires (1964)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  25 December 1964 (France)
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In 19th century Scotland mining engineer James Starr receives a letter from his old colleague Simon Ford who's living inside the abandoned Aberfoyle mine where mysterious and unexplained happenings are taking place.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Mottet ...
James Starr
Harry Ford
André Valmy ...
Simon Ford
Jean-Pierre Moulin ...
Jack Ryan
Geneviève Fontanel ...
Paloma Matta ...
Yvette Etiévant ...
Christian Barbier ...
Jean Obé ...
Le premier policier
Henri Marteau ...
Le second policier
Jacques Florence ...
Le jeune mineur
Robert Monk ...
Le pasteur
Jacques Bouvier ...
Le premier milicien
Billy Callaway ...
Le second musicien (as Bill Callaway)
Mag-Avril ...
Mac Failane


In 19th century Scotland mining engineer James Starr receives a letter from his old colleague Simon Ford. Simon Ford and his family living in a cottage deep inside the abandoned Aberfoyle mine are asking for James Starr's assistance on a delicate matter regarding mysterious and unexplained happenings taking place deep inside the Dochart well of the Aberfoyle mine. James Starr and Simon Ford explore the mine and they discover a new vein of coal.This discovery revitalizes the whole mining community and leads to the creation of a great underground mining town around an underground lake called Loch Malcom. However the mysterious occurrences continue and they threaten to destroy the new found prosperity of the underground mining town. Written by Anonymous

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25 December 1964 (France)  »

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The Black Indies  »

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This film draws a parallel between the mythical richness of the West and East Indies and the newly found richness of the coal-based industrialized regions of Europe during the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century. See more »

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