West of Zanzibar

West of Zanzibar (1928)

A story of love and revenge in the African jungles!

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1928-11-24
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 37 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 10min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tod Browning
star 6.9/10
From 37 Ratings


A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife.

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  • Lon Chaney

    as Phroso 'Dead-Legs'
  • Lionel Barrymore

    as Crane
  • Mary Nolan

    as Maizie
  • Warner Baxter

    as Doc
  • Jacqueline Gadsden

    as Anna
  • Tiny Ward

    as Tiny
  • Kalla Pasha

    as Babe
  • Curtis Nero

    as Bumbu
  • Chaz Chase

    as Music Hall Performer (uncredited)
  • Rose Dione

    as Zanzibar Club Owner (uncredited)
  • Louise Emmons

    as Old Woman on Street (uncredited)
  • Fred Gamble

    as Vaudeville Comedian (uncredited)
  • Emmett King

    as Stage Manager (uncredited)
  • Dick Sutherland

    as Cannibal (uncredited)
  • Art Winkler

    as Stagehand (uncredited)
  • Dan Wolheim

    as Zanzibar Club Customer (uncredited)
  • Zalla Zarana

    as Woman in Zanzibar Bar (uncredited)
Camera Percy Hilburn Director of Photography
Art Cedric Gibbons Settings
Sound William Axt Original Music Composer
Production Tod Browning Producer
Production Irving Thalberg Producer
Directing Tod Browning Director
Writing Waldemar Young Adaptation
Writing Elliott J. Clawson Writer
Costume & Make-Up David Cox Wardrobe Designer
Writing Kilbourn Gordon Theatre Play
Writing Chester De Vonde Theatre Play
Editing Harry Reynolds Editor
Directing Harry Sharrock Assistant Director
Art Richard Day Settings
Camera Bob Bonner Still Photographer
Crew Louis B. Mayer Presenter