WriterHarold McGrath, The Drums of Jeopardy, Florence Ryerson Release dateMarch 2, 1931 (1931-03-02) CastWarner Oland (Dr. Boris Karlov), Lloyd Hughes (Prince Nicholas Petroff), June Collyer (Kitty Conover), Clara Blandick (Aunt Abbie), Mischa Auer (Peter), Hale Hamilton (Martin Kent) Similar moviesI Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, Deadbeat, Mad Max: Fury Road, John Wick, Knock Knock, Furious 7
The Drums of Jeopardy is a 1931 American Pre-Code horror film directed by George B. Seitz. It is the second film adaption of Harold McGrath's novel of the same name.
A mad scientist seeks revenge against those he holds responsible for his daughter's death.
Warner Oland as Dr. Boris Karlov
June Collyer as Kitty Conover
Lloyd Hughes as Prince Nicholas Petroff
Clara Blandick as Abbie Krantz
Hale Hamilton as Martin Kent
Wallace MacDonald as Prince Gregor Petroff
George Fawcett as General Petroff
Florence Lake as Anya Karlov
Mischa Auer as Peter
Ernest Hilliard as Prince Ivan Petroff
The film made its first and only debut on DVD on August 31, 2004.
On his website Fantastic Movie Musings and Ramblings, Dave Sindelar called it, "a very interesting variation on the typical horror revenge plot". Dennis Schwartz from Ozus' World Movie Reviews awarded the film an "A-". In his review he wrote, "Despite the poor quality of its print, this PRC film reaches greatness in its portrayal of villainy and is worth watching despite the film's bad shape."