£4.95 + P&P . Teaming the best 'horror drama' combination in film history (silent or sound)...director Tod Browning and actor Lon Chaney. Supporting players are also quite good. The Breaking of Liam Glass: A gripping satirical tale of tabloid scoops and betrayal, Maximize: 7 Mind-Shifts That Will Help You Maximize Key Areas of Your Life. West of Zanzibar (Jambo), a song by Johnston Brothers on Spotify. If you are wondering which version to purchase, I have both and definitely recommend the Warner version. it's my favorite movie too... it's all about its production and everyone can see that, it was something special at the same time it was atypical for that genre. Reviewed in the United States on February 3, 2016. Chaney gives a great performance as a crazed paraplegic witchdoctor in Africa (he moved there to get revenge on Lionel Barrymore after he was injured following a magic act he was performing). Iggy Pop & the Stooges Hari Krishna Hippie Music Fest 1970 Uploaded by super8monsters . The view from our room at the Grand Hotel Quisisana(the remains of Tiberius' summer house in background) ). Teaming the best 'horror drama' combination in film history (silent or sound), Reviewed in the United States on May 27, 2018. Detail from 10 Inch LP That Doesn'... early promo pic VG+ VG- insane guitar solo original version of ... Nite Riders, only known photo, Doc Starkes top right. Reviewed in the United States on March 3, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on April 20, 2013. When his dying wife returns with a baby girl a year after leaving him for Crane (Barrymore), the ivory trader who crippled him, a Limehouse magician named Phroso (Chaney) vows to get even. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Its soundtrack devolves into strange, reedy monotones and, more oddly, barnyard sounds that have nothing to do with the scenes. Game warden Bob Payton turns detective, travelling to Zanzibar to discover the ringleader behind the ivory smuggling. Beasts Of Burgundy is twelve original new songs from the mind of Jimbo Mathus and the Squirrel Nut Zippers. - Readers' Favorite. Then it was decided to prepare an English version of the song, with Anthony Steel singing lead vocals, along with a band, the Radio Revellers. A popular local dance song during the shoot was a Swahili folk song called "Jambo Sigara Baridl". With Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter. The "digital enhancement" is just tinting and colored titles, and a few annoying minor effects that don't belong in a silent film. Years later and through chronicles of every kind, the band has emerged from a lengthy recording hiatus, reinvigorated, reinvested, and rejuvenated. Remember when he looked like this? They opened it at the World Theatre in New York, which tended to show exploitation films - it was an experiment to have the film considered as an exploitation one as opposed to something arthouse, which was the traditional market for British movies in America. , The rural African Galana tribe move to Mombasa following a drought. £3.96. The subject of the film is ivory smuggling, and although the film appears to side with the African natives against economic exploitation, it was banned by the government of Kenya, which considered its approach too paternalistic. "BFI | Film & TV Database | WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1954)", "BFI Screenonline: West of Zanzibar (1954)", "You'll See Height, Width, Depth In Colour First "Three-D" Films Here By End Of Year", "The Emasculation of Anthony Steel: A Cold Streak Saga", "Movie Review – West of Zanzibar – The Screen in Review; Adventure Film, 'West of Zanzibar,' Opens", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=West_of_Zanzibar_(1954_film)&oldid=979900584, Films with screenplays by Jack Whittingham, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 12:07. BRITAIN'S MOVIE SCENE: AN AMERICAN FILM EVOLVES IN THE ORIENT “Let the music lead,” was always Jimbo’s motto, and continues to be. ", Bosley Crowther wrote in The New York Times, "it is an exciting and generally creditable picture of a contemporary aspect of East Africa." Lon Chaney stars in this sad tale of revenge. Also a treat: a young Lionel Barrymore who many have seen as the aged Old Man Potter in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Lighting up in '66 Explaining to Ian Stewart what Andrew Oldman... Johnnie Ray in a rather peculiar publicity photo. If I had to pick an all time favorite movie, it might just be William Cowen's Kongo, a 1932 re-make of Todd Browning's 1928 West Of Zanzibar.In fact, both titles along with Cecil B. DeMille's Sign Of The Cross (making a rare big screen appearance this Sunday in NYC at the Film Forum), make up my top three.
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