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Drums of the Congo (1942)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 27 April 1942 (USA)
A safari sets out to find a meteorite that fell in the African jungle.

Director:

Christy Cabanne

Writers:

Paul Huston (original screenplay), Roy Chanslor (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ona Munson ... Dr. Ann Montgomery
Stuart Erwin ... Congo Jack
Peggy Moran ... Enid Waldron
Don Terry ... Captain Kirk Armstrong
Richard Lane ... Coutlass
Jules Bledsoe Jules Bledsoe ... Kalu
Turhan Bey ... Juma
Dorothy Dandridge ... Princess Malimi
Ernest Whitman Ernest Whitman ... King Malaba
Edwin Stanley Edwin Stanley ... Col. S.C. Robinson (as Ed Stanley)
Jess Lee Brooks Jess Lee Brooks ... Chief Madjeduka
Napoleon Simpson Napoleon Simpson ... Taroka Leader
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Storyline

United States intelligence officer Captain Kirk Armstrong (Don Terry) is sent to Africa to go on a safari, led by Congo Jack (Stuart Erwin), to a spot containing a rare material of value to the Allied war effort. Other participants include Ann Montgomery (Ona Munson), a missionary doctor, Enid Waldron (Peggy Moran), searching for her lost father, aided by Coutlass (Richard Lane), They encounter a head-on clash between two warring native tribes and a stock-footage fight-to-the-finish between a python and a water buffalo. There is also a native tribal chief, Kabu (Jules Bledsoe), with a penchant for bursting into song. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tambores del Congo See more »

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Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

River Man
Music by Milton Rosen
Lyrics by Everett Carter
Sung by Jules Bledsoe
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