Banned for its inter-racial romance, Tamango follows the voyage of a Dutch slave captain (Curd Jergens), who faces a revolt sparked by a captured African slave (Alex Cressan). The rebellion reaches a showdown when the captain's mistress (a devastating Dorothy Dandridge) is taken prisoner.
Directed by John Berry. Running time: 98 minutes.
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