Port Afrique is a 1956 British drama film based on the 1948 novel of the same name by Dr. Bernard Victor Dryer (1918-1995). The colour film was directed by Rudolph Maté and the adapted screenplay was written by John Cresswell. It was filmed on location in the Casbah in Algiers and in Tangiers and Morocco.
Set in July 1945, the film tells the story of a returning American pilot named Rip Reardon who lost his leg during the war and a young woman, Ynez, who is accused of the murder of Rip's wife.
Cast and characters
|Christopher Lee||Franz Vermes|
|Eugene Deckers||Colonel Moussac|
|Philip Carey||Rip Reardon|
|Dennis Price||Robert Blackton|
|Rachel Gurney||Diane Blackton|
|Larry Taylor||First Arab|
Music by Malcolm Arnold
- David W. Chen (1995-02-21). "Bernard V. Dryer, 77, Doctor, Educator, Novelist - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Port Afrique (1956) - Overview". TCM.com. 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
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