Gunga Din is a 1939 RKO adventure film directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., loosely based on the poem of the same name by Rudyard Kipling combined with elements of his short story collection Soldiers Three. The film is about three British sergeants and Gunga Din, their native bhisti (water bearer), who fight the Thuggee, a cult of murderous Indians in colonial British India. Wikipedia
Gunga Din is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, United States National Film Registry films, British Empire war films, 1939 films, 1930s adventure films, War adventure films, Films directed by George Stevens, Films shot in California and Films based on poems.
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Colonel Weed: (reading from the poem by the journalist, Rudyard Kipling) "Though I've belted you and flayed you / By the living God that made you / You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din."