Drums of Africa

Drums of Africa

Director: James B. Clark Cast: Frankie Avalon, Mariette Hartley, Lloyd Bochner

DVD (B&W / Full Frame)

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Spliced together with plentiful strips of old footage from previous films set in Africa, this routine romantic drama takes place on the east, equatorial region of the so-called "dark continent," in 1897. The story features Mariette Hartley as Ruth Knight and Lloyd Bochner as David, an engineer and Ruth's romantic interest during a safari. Frankie Avalon plays another safari member. Aside from the spliced-in scenery and animals, and the romance between Ruth and David, there is a dash of adventure here and there as slave traders enter into the action.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316126134
Original Release: 1963
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:31:00
Sales rank: 64,569

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frankie Avalon Brian Ferrers
Mariette Hartley Ruth Knight
Lloyd Bochner David Moore
Torin Thatcher Jack Cuortemayn
Hari (Harry) Rhodes Kasongo
George Sawava Arab
Michael Pate Viledo
Ron Whelan Ship Captain
Peter Mamakos Chavera

Technical Credits
James B. Clark Director
George W. Davis Art Director
Robin Estridge Screenwriter
Russell Faith Songwriter
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
Addison Hehr Art Director
Robert R. Hoag Special Effects
Philip N. Krasne Producer
Ben Lewis Editor
Johnny Mandel Score Composer
Robert Marcucci Songwriter
Robert Marcucci Songwriter
Jack Mills Set Decoration/Design
Paul Vogel Cinematographer
Al Zimbalist Producer

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