Storm Over Bengal

1938 film directed by Sidney Salkow / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Storm Over Bengal is a 1938 American adventure film that was nominated at the 11th Academy Awards for Best Score, the nomination was for Cy Feuer.[1] Set during the British Raj, the film's working title was Bengal Lancer Patrol.[2] The film was shot in Owens Valley, California. The film stars Patric Knowles in his first film after leaving Warner Bros. as well as Richard Cromwell and Douglass Dumbrille who played similar roles in Lives of a Bengal Lancer.

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Storm Over Bengal
Directed bySidney Salkow
Written byGarrett Fort
Produced byArmand Schaefer
StarringPatric Knowles
Richard Cromwell
Rochelle Hudson
CinematographyErnest Miller
Edited byWilliam Morgan
Murray Seldeen
Music byCy Feuer
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • November 14, 1938 (1938-11-14)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

In the film, the throne of the princely state of Lhanapur is usurped by an Indian revolutionary. He tries to gain support for his planned revolt through radio broadcasts, while officers of the Royal Air Force try to undermine his plans.