In northwestern India soon after the turn of the 20th Century, Moslem rebels k to kill a six-year-old Hindu prince to end his family line. Captain Scott of the British Army is ordered to get the prince out of the region safely. Adventure ensues as Scott sneaks the child away, through Moslem-held territory, by train. Also on board are the boy's American governess, an arms merchant, a cynical reporter, and two upper class Britons. Written by George S. Davis North West Frontier is a 1959 English-language Adventure Drama film featuring Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-white, I. S. Johar, I.s. Johar and Irmgard Spoliansky. Rank Organisation Film Productions was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Marcel Hellman. North West Frontier is written by Robin Estridge, Frank S. Nugent, Patrick Ford and Will Price and it is directed by J. Lee Thompson. The Rank Organisation acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. North West Frontier was released on 25th October 1959 and takes a screen time of 129 minutes. North West Frontier was made on a budget of £0 million. Cinematography was done by Geoffrey Unsworth and editing by Frederick Wilson. The music was composed by Mischa Spoliansky.
North West Frontier Reviews and Ratings
Average Review Rating : 5.0/5
Positive Review Rating : 48%
A timeless, exciting, no nonsense, old fashioned colonial adventure story set after the turn of the 20th century. ( Read More )
The film stays on its schoolboy level : good, and mostly good humoured, fun which is splen didly photographed, and moves imperturbably from climax to climax, each one outdoing the last with the sat... ( Read More )
It may not be another Lawrence of Arabia, yet it has an excellent cast of characters and plenty of rousing excitement and stirring melodrama. ( Read More )