From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Africa Speaks! (1930, USA) is an early Roadshow Documentary directed by Walter Futter.
- Released in 1930 | B/W | Runtime: 75 min | Aspect Ratio: (1.37:1) | Rated: NR
- Production Co.: Walter Futter Productions | Colorado African Expedition | Mascot Features
- Distribution Co.: Columbia Pictures (1930) (USA) (theatrical) | Continental-Film Vertrieb und Verleih (1947) (Austria) (theatrical) | Erwin Schuller & Company (Austria) (theatrical) | Siegmund Jacob und Sohn GmbH (193?) (Germany) (theatrical)
- Directed by Walter Futter
- Written by Walter Futter
- Starring: Harald Austin, Paul L. Hoefler (as Paul Hoefler), and Lowell Thomas (narrator)
- Produced by Walter Futter and Paul L. Hoefler
- Cinematography by Paul L. Hoefler
- Film Editing by Walter Futter
Also Known As
- Afrika spricht! (Austria/Germany) | Das Paradies der Hölle (Austria/Germany) (alternative title)
- See the real Africa - HEAR the real Africa! | Misshaped and marvelously disfigured folk...customs of odd humans and beasts never before seen or photographed! | An authentic and rare record of heretofore undiscovered monsters! | This sound camera makes the dark continent give up its most amazing and closely-guarded secrets. | Lions Roar! Zebras Bark! Elephants Scream! | The Lives - The Loves - The Vengeance and Triumphs of the People of the Trackless Congo. A Panorama of Darkest Africa. | The strangest romance ever filmed!