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Port Afrique (1956)

Approved | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 7 September 1956 (USA)
Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »


Rudolph Maté


Frank Partos (screenplay), John Cresswell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pier Angeli ... Ynez
Eugene Deckers ... Colonle Moussac
Pat O'Meara Pat O'Meara ... Guitarist
James Hayter ... Nino
Philip Carey ... Rip Reardon (as Phil Carey)
Richard Molinas Richard Molinas ... Captain
Guy De Monceau Guy De Monceau ... Police Driver
Dennis Price ... Robert Blackton
Anthony Newley ... Pedro
Jacques Cey Jacques Cey ... Waiter
Dorothy White Dorothy White ... Berber Girl
Denis Shaw ... Grila (as Dennis Shaw)
Marie Hanson Marie Hanson ... Georgette
Rachel Gurney ... Diane Blackton
Guido Lorraine Guido Lorraine ... Abdul


Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip begins to suspect not only his friends but also a mysterious brunette, Ynez, a Casbah night-club singer with whom he begins to fall in love. Repeated efforts to kill Rip are made but he ultimately finds the evidence which sends him gunning against the killer...but is he mistaken? Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Actually filmed in Morocco's fabled "Forbidden City!" (original poster) See more »


Drama | Mystery | Romance


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Release Date:

7 September 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Port Afrika See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)


Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The all white aircraft flown and crash landed by Anthony Newley in the film was Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AHAP and there is a photograph taken of the aircraft at Elstree available. To hid its original identity and place it in context the G was replaced with an F, making it a French registered aircraft. See more »


When Rip is checking the report of his wife's death at the Police Station, it is written in English rather than French which would surely have been the case since the action takes place in Morocco. See more »


Referenced in Life (2015) See more »


Melody From Heaven
Music by Luis Araque
English Lyrics by Jack Fishman
Sung by Pier Angeli (uncredited)
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26 November 2018 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

When a thriller has two songs in the opening quarter of an hour you know you are going to have a problem.Add to this a very bland leading man and you have a recipe for boredom.Additionally the climax is a real letdown.So the only real plus is the excellent colour cinematography.James Haynes features for once as a villain.

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