East of Sumatra1953

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East of Sumatra
Directed by:
Budd Boetticher

Directed by Budd Boetticher, and written by Frank Gill Jr., "East of Sumatra" (also known as "Gefangene des Dschungels", "Ad est di Sumatra") is an Adventure film, released on September 23 of 1953 in the USA . Jeff Chandler is starring, alongside Marilyn Maxwell, Anthony Quinn, Suzan Ball, John Sutton and Jay C. Flippen.

Who directed "East of Sumatra":

East of Sumatra was directed by Budd Boetticher, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before directing East of Sumatra, Budd Boetticher had directed The Man from the Alamo, released in 1953, City Beneath the Sea (1953), Seminole (1953), Horizons West (1952), Red Ball Express (1952), and The Cimarron Kid (1952). Since, he directed The Killer Is Loose, released in 1956, Seven Men from Now (1956), The Tall T (1957), Decision at Sundown (1957), Buchanan Rides Alone (1958), and Ride Lonesome (1959).

What was the release date of "East of Sumatra":

East of Sumatra was initially released on Wednesday, September 23, 1953, in the United States. Also released on this day was A Lion Is in the Streets (dir. Raoul Walsh). This was sixty-six (66) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 03, 1955 in France and on 1954 in Germany.

What is the casting of "East of Sumatra":

At the casting of East of Sumatra we find Jeff Chandler, previously seen in The Great Sioux Uprising (1953) and Girls in the Night (1953); Marilyn Maxwell (Off Limits (1953), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)); Anthony Quinn (Ride, Vaquero! (1953), City Beneath the Sea (1953)) [ more... ]

  • John Warburton and Anthony Quinn, Suzan Ball also worked together in City Beneath the Sea, released in 1953.
  • Jeff Chandler and Suzan Ball can be seen in War Arrow, released in 1953.

What is the Storyline of "East of Sumatra":

Duke Mullane (Jeff Chandler), manager of a Malayan tin mine, goes to a little-known island to open a new mine in the jungle. Initially, the natives are friendly, especially dancer Minyora...who is soon to be married to local ruler King Kiang (Anthony Quinn). A series of unfortunate incidents changes Kiang's attitude to hostility, and Duke is stranded with his crew, Minyora, and his old flame Lory (Marilyn Maxwell), who is engaged to his boss.


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