The Drum (Drums) (1938)
Release Date: Sep 29, 1938 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 59
The Drum is an opulent Technicolor "British India" epic, based on a story by A.E.W. Mason (of Four Feathers fame). Teenaged actor Sabu stars as a young East Indian prince educated in England. By rights, his loyalties should lie with his countrymen, but in typical "Sun Never Sets" fashion most of the other Indian characters are as evil and untrustworthy as Prince Guhl (Raymond Massey). Guhl plans a revolt against the British, intending to wipe out the Royal troops as the English officers enjoy
Sep 29, 1938 Wide
Nov 28, 2011
Francis L. Sullivan
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One of the most fascinating and entertaining asides in British cinema, Sabu is just meta-colonial enough to maintain relevance.
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