Gunga Din (1939)

RKO
Director: George Stevens
Cast: Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Joan Fontaine, Eduardo Cianelli, Montagu Love, Sam Jaffe

Gunga Din was one of the biggest grossing films in 1939 for RKO. The film was based on a poem by Rudyard Kipling called "Soldiers Three." It combined action and spectacle with romance and humor and is probably one of the best adventure films to ever come out of Hollywood. Cary Grant again turned cockney for this adventure film set in 19th century British-controlled India. Grant, along with Victor McLaglen and dashing Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., played three British officers who have to contend with the anti-British native thugs that threatened their region and security. All three actors have a Musketeer style of camaraderie in dealing with the situation. Sam Jaffe played the native Indian water boy who saves the day for the British. Joan Fontaine played the love interest.

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