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The End of the River (1947)

A South American Indian is taken from his jungle home into the world of the White Man where he is forced to stand trial for murder. The story of how this happened and how he got into ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sabu ... Manoel
Bibi Ferreira Bibi Ferreira ... Teresa
Esmond Knight ... Dantos
Antoinette Cellier ... Conceicao
Robert Douglas ... Jones
Torin Thatcher ... Lisboa
Orlando Martins ... Harrigan
Raymond Lovell Raymond Lovell ... Porpino
James Hayter ... Chico
Nicolette Bernard Nicolette Bernard ... Dona Serafina
Minto Cato Minto Cato ... Dona Paula
Maurice Denham Maurice Denham ... Defending Counsel
Eva Hudson Eva Hudson ... Maria Gonsalves
Alan Wheatley Alan Wheatley ... Irygoyen
Charles Hawtrey ... Raphael
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Storyline

A South American Indian is taken from his jungle home into the world of the White Man where he is forced to stand trial for murder. The story of how this happened and how he got into trouble is told in flashback. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Where the Law of Nature Began - And Civilization Stopped

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Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abenteuer in Brasilien See more »

Filming Locations:

Amazon River, Brazil See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Archers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First film as DOP for Christopher Challis. See more »

Goofs

Young Manoel is only about 10 when he's forced to leave his village. Older Manoel is declared to be "about 21" during the rest of the film. But he says to Teresa that only a year ago he knew nothing of the white man. See more »

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Featured in Sabu: The Elephant Boy (1993) See more »

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Amadillo
Performed by Raymon Lopez and his band
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A step down for Sabu
16 January 2018 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

It seems rather strange now that Sabu,an Asian,was chosen to play a South American native.He is brought to civilization and supposedly learns how to dwell in a city.However throughout the film he is portrayed as a simpleton,which becomes very grating after a while.The story really doesn't work.The best part of the film is the excellent black and white photography


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