King of the Damned

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King of the Damned
Written by Charles Bennett
Release date
1935
Country United Kingdom
Language English

King of the Damned is a 1935 British prison film directed by Walter Forde and starring Conrad Veidt, Helen Vinson, Noah Beery and Cecil Ramage.

Plot summary[edit]

Convict 83 is a prisoner on an island, where the harsh regime of the Governor pushes him to lead a revolt.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

To avoid the usual French protests on films depicting Devil's Island, the producers gave all locations Spanish names and set the film in the Caribbean.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/39037
  2. ^ p.91 Slide, Anthony Banned in the USA': British films in the United States and Their Censorship, 1933-1960 I.B.Tauris, 1998

King of the Damned at the Internet Movie Database