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Director  George B. Seitz
Story by  Harold MacGrath
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Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Horror
Cinematography  Art Reed
Language  English
The Drums of Jeopardy (1931 film) movie poster
Writer  Harold McGrath, The Drums of Jeopardy, Florence Ryerson
Release date  March 2, 1931 (1931-03-02)
Cast  Warner Oland (Dr. Boris Karlov), Lloyd Hughes (Prince Nicholas Petroff), June Collyer (Kitty Conover), Clara Blandick (Aunt Abbie), Mischa Auer (Peter), Hale Hamilton (Martin Kent)
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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.

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Plot

A mad scientist seeks revenge against those he holds responsible for his daughter's death.

Cast

  • 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
  • Home media

    The film made its first and only debut on DVD on August 31, 2004.

    Reception

    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."

    References

    The Drums of Jeopardy (1931 film) Wikipedia
    The Drums of Jeopardy (1931 film) IMDb The Drums of Jeopardy (1931 film) themoviedb.org


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