Five Came Back

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When an airliner crash-lands in the Amazon jungle, the survivors struggle to repair the craft and build a makeshift runway as a vicious tribe of native headhunters surrounds them. But when they realize that the damaged plane can only carry five passengers... read more

When an airliner crash-lands in the Amazon jungle, the survivors struggle to repair the craft and build a makeshift runway as a vicious tribe of native headhunters surrounds them. But when they realize that the damaged plane can only carry five passengers out, who will be given a chance to escape, who will stay behind to fend for themselves in an unforgiving jungle--and who will decide?

Original Release

06/23/1939

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Directors

John Farrow

Writers

Nathanael West, Dalton Trumbo, Jerome Cady, Richard Carroll

Cast

Chester Morris Bill
Lucille Ball Peggy Nolan
John Carradine Crimp
Wendy Barrie Alice Melhorne
Allen Jenkins Pete
Joseph Calleia Vasquez
C. Aubrey Smith Prof. Henry Spengler
Kent Taylor Joe Brooks
Patric Knowles Judson Ellis
Elisabeth Risdon Martha Spengler
Casey Johnson Tommy Mulvaney
Pedro de Cordoba Latin Ambassador (uncredited)
Frank Faylen Photographer (uncredited)
Bud Geary Policeman (uncredited)
Charlie Hall Airport Worker (uncredited)
Dick Hogan Larry
Robert Homans Police Captain (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson Airlines Official (uncredited)
Tiny Jones Flower Lady (uncredited)
Frank Mills Taxi Driver (uncredited)

Producers

Robert Sisk Producer

Editors

Harry Marker

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