Cinema: Sanders of the River

Sanders of the River (London Films), an English effort to do for Africa what Hollywood in Lives of a Bengal Lancer did for India, is by far the most elaborate location picture yet turned out by a British studio. Zoltan Korda, brother of famed Producer-Director Alexander Korda, took an expedition to Africa, stayed there four months making background shots of the Congo River, tribal ceremonies among half a dozen brands of savages. At Shepperton-on-Thames. London Films' copy of an African village, complete with thatched huts,...

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