Drums of Tahiti

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Drums of Tahiti
Directed by William Castle
Produced by Sam Katzman
Written by Robert E. Kent (story)
Douglas Heyes (screenplay)
Starring Dennis O'Keefe
Patricia Medina
Narrated by Michael Ansara
Music by Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Cinematography Lester H. White
Edited by Jerome Thoms
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
April 24, 1954 (1954-04-24)
Running time
73 min.
Country United States
Language English

Drums of Tahiti is a 1954 Technicolor South Seas drama directed by William Castle, starring Dennis O'Keefe and Patricia Medina. Drums of Tahiti was released in 3-D, and was one of three 3-D movies made by director William Castle.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

In 1877, Tahitians under the rule of aging Queen Pomare (Frances Brandt) dislike their position as a French protectorate and quietly plan a new war with assistance from Britain.[2]



Filming started 15 June 1953.[3]


  1. ^ The Screen in Review: ' Drums of Tahiti' Bows at the Palace H, H. T.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 24 Apr 1954: 14.
  2. ^ http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title.jsp?stid=27484
  3. ^ Jack Carson New Star in 'Red Garters'; Sultry Singer Set for Medina Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 19 May 1953: B7.

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