Mamba. 1930. USA. Directed by Albert S. Rogell. DCP, color, 78 min.
Starring Jean Hersholt, Mamba takes place in 1913 in German East Africa, now Tanzania. August Bolte is a thoroughly disgusting plantation owner, who violently mistreats his African workers, sexually abuses native women, and is shunned by both the British and German military officers garrisoned in the border area between British and German colonies. He buys himself an impoverished countess as a wife and brings her back to Africa where she soon is terrorized by the alien environment.
Hearst Metrotone News, Vol. 1, No. 269 (1930) 9 min.
Me and the Boys (1929) Director: Victor Saville. Musical short with Estelle Brody and Ben Pollack’s jazz band. 9 min.