Old Bones of the River (1938)

Missing Trailer

Director: Marcel Varnel

Writer(s): Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, J.O.C. Orton, Edgar Wallace (characters)

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Robert Adams, Jack London, Wyndham Goldie, Jack Livesey, Western Brothers, Christopher Cozier, Eugene Cozier, Joan Cozier, Joe Cozier, Napoleon Florent, Richard Todd

Synopsis: In this British comedy, a professor travels up river in Africa to open schools. But his new pupils are not receptive and when the commander of the local base succumbs to malaria, he takes on his duties too. Aided by the crew of the boat he arrived on he starts collecting taxes from the locals!

Release Date: December 1938 | Length: 90 min | Genre: Comedy | Certificate: Unknown

Note: There are a lot of children in this film. I was not able to identify the Cozier children. There are a lot of people in this film with speaking lines that go uncredited.




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