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Basic facts

Original title Drum Beat
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Swedish release 1955-08-29


Alan Ladd
Johnny MacKay

Audrey Dalton
Nancy Meek

Robert Keith
Bill Satterwhite

Rodolfo Acosta
Scarface Charlie

Charles Bronson
Captain Jack

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Director of Photography
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Technical Advisor
Second Unit Director
Assistant Cameraman
Set Decorator
Costume Designer
Make-up Artist
Other Crew


Alan Ladd Johnny MacKay
Audrey Dalton Nancy Meek
Marisa Pavan Toby
Robert Keith Bill Satterwhite
Rodolfo Acosta Scarface Charlie
Charles Bronson Captain Jack
Warner Anderson general Canby
Elisha Cook Jr. Crackel
Anthony Caruso Manok
Richard Gaines dr Thomas
Edgar Stehli Jesse Grant
Hayden Rorke general Grant
Frank De Kova Modoc Jim
Perry Lopez Bogus Charlie
Willis Bouchey general Gilliam
Peter Hansen lieutenant Goodsall
George Lewis captain Alonzo Clark
Isabel Jewell Lily White
Frank Ferguson mr Dyar
Peggy Converse mrs Grant
Pat Lawless O'Brien
Paul Wexler William Brody
Richard Cutting Meek
Strother Martin Scotty


Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 85993
Date 1955-03
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2945 meters
Censored length 2924 meters

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1 (CinemaScope)
Sound type Sound
Sound system RCA Sound System
Colour type Colour
Colour system Warnercolor
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2945 meter
Length in minutes 107 min

Production location

Cococino National Forest Arizona USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1955-08-29 Riviera Stockholm Sweden 107 min
Other showing 1975-06-25 Kamras Stockholm Sweden 107 min (nypremiär)

Soundtrack listing

Original title Drum Beat
Composer Victor Young
Lyrics Ned Washington
Musical Arrangement Leo Shulsen
Sidney Cutner

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints 10
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

Type Program folio

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