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Africa Speaks!

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Africa Speaks! (1930, USA) is an early Roadshow Documentary directed by Walter Futter.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1930 | B/W | Runtime: 75 min | Aspect Ratio: (1.37:1) | Rated: NR
  • Production Co.: Walter Futter Productions | Colorado African Expedition | Mascot Features
  • Distribution Co.: Columbia Pictures (1930) (USA) (theatrical) | Continental-Film Vertrieb und Verleih (1947) (Austria) (theatrical) | Erwin Schuller & Company (Austria) (theatrical) | Siegmund Jacob und Sohn GmbH (193?) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Walter Futter
  • Written by Walter Futter
  • Starring: Harald Austin, Paul L. Hoefler (as Paul Hoefler), and Lowell Thomas (narrator)
  • Produced by Walter Futter and Paul L. Hoefler
  • Cinematography by Paul L. Hoefler
  • Film Editing by Walter Futter

Also Known As

  • Afrika spricht! (Austria/Germany) | Das Paradies der Hölle (Austria/Germany) (alternative title)

Taglines

  • See the real Africa - HEAR the real Africa! | Misshaped and marvelously disfigured folk...customs of odd humans and beasts never before seen or photographed! | An authentic and rare record of heretofore undiscovered monsters! | This sound camera makes the dark continent give up its most amazing and closely-guarded secrets. | Lions Roar! Zebras Bark! Elephants Scream! | The Lives - The Loves - The Vengeance and Triumphs of the People of the Trackless Congo. A Panorama of Darkest Africa. | The strangest romance ever filmed!
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