Sundown Poster

Release Date: 1941

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) is a British officer stationed in East Africa during World War II. His outpost is strategically important in the war effort and is constantly under risk of attack. Jan Kuypens (Carl Esmond), a Dutch scientist, and a mysterious woman named Zia (Gene Tierney) seek refuge in Crawford's fort. Zia reveals Kuypens is a traitor, forcing Crawford and his fellow British soldiers to defend the fort from Kuypens, or allow it to fall into the hands of the Nazis.

Cast: Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke, Harry Carey, Joseph Calleia, Reginald Gardiner, Carl Esmond

Director: Henry Hathaway

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: Melodramatic, 1940s, Love, Rivalry, Brash, Quest


Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic Picture)
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)