German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE DRUM
Alternative Titles DRUMS
English Titles  
Year of Release 1938
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 104
Length (in meters) 2807
Colour Technicolor
Genre Adventure, war
Based on/Source Novel by A.E.W. Mason
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda
Director Zoltan Korda
Cast Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson, Desmond Tester
Literature Picturegoer Weekly, 30 October 1937
Picturegoer Weekly, 4 December 1937
Times, 5 April 1938
Kinematograph Weekly, 7 April 1938
Jewish Chronicle, 8 April 1938
Film Weekly, 9 April 1938
Picturegoer Weekly, 30 April 1938
Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1938
London Mercury, May 1938
Pariser Tageszeitung, 30 June 1938
New York Times, 30 September 1938
Special notes Script adaptation: Lajos Biro
Art directors: Vincent Korda, Ferdinand Bellan
Music: John Greenwood, Miklos Rozsa
Production assistant: Andre de Toth

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