Episode 215: "Sanders of the River" (part 1)

published 10 years ago by The BMA

Movie: "Sanders of the River" is a 1935 film about a British colonial District Officer (Leslie Banks) in 1930's Nigeria who manages to keep the peace between the African tribes loyal to His Majesty and those loyal to the African king. His right-hand man, one of the tribal leaders, Bosambo (Paul Robeson), does all he can to help Commissioner Sanders maintain the peace, but when Sanders takes a trip away from the region, all hell breaks loose.

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