Drums of the Desert (1940) - Rotten Tomatoes

Drums of the Desert (1940)





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Twixt and tween his Dick Tracy movies, Ralph Byrd plays a Foreign Legionnaire in Drums of the Desert. Byrd and his pal Peter George Lynn alternately fight off the Riffs and fight each other over the affections of lovely Lorna Gray. Gee...we always thought that people joined the Foreign Legion to forget women. Monogram's resident black comedian Mantan Moreland is on hand for his usual impeccably timed (albeit politically incorrect) comedy routines. Drums of the Desert was directed by veteran actionmeister George Waggner, long before he began billing himself as "George WaGGner."


Ralph Byrd
as Paul Dumont
Lorna Gray
as Helene Laroche
Peter George Lynn
as Captain Jean Bridaux
Mantan Moreland
as Sergeant 'Blue' Williams
Adrian Booth
as Helene Laroche
Jean Del Val
as Col. Fouchet
Ann Codee
as Mme. Fouchet
Boyd Irwin
as Capt. Andre
Neyle Marx
as Ben Ali
Jack Chefe
as Steward
Charles Townsend
as Sergeant Duval
John Stark
as Bartosh
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