The Sun Never Sets (1939)

NR 05/31/1939 (US) Drama 1h 37m

A powerfully dramatic story of men of empire and the women they love...excitement, mystery, intrigue and romance...woven into a thrilling tapestry of entertainment


The Randolph family have a tradition of working in the British colonial service. Clive comes home from a mission in the Gold Coast of Africa accompanied by his wife Helen. He discovers his younger brother John, is not keen on following in his footsteps. John is then persuaded to try colonial service by his grandfather. He is accompanied by Clive who has been sent to investigate the source of a series of radio broadcasts that are sewing unrest throughout the world. These may be linked to Hugo Zurof, a man plotting to rule the world.

  1. Rowland V. Lee


  2. W.P. Lipscomb


  3. Jerry Horwin


  4. Arthur Fritz-Richards


Top Billed Cast

  1. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    John Randolph

  2. Basil Rathbone

    Basil Rathbone

    Clive Randolph

  3. Barbara O'Neil

    Barbara O'Neil

    Helen Randolph

  4. Lionel Atwill

    Lionel Atwill

    Hugo Zurof

  5. Virginia Field

    Virginia Field

    Phyllis Ransome

  6. C. Aubrey Smith

    C. Aubrey Smith

    John Randolph

  7. Melville Cooper

    Melville Cooper


  8. Mary Forbes

    Mary Forbes

    Mrs. Randolph

  9. John Burton

    Simon Randolph

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The Sun Never Sets
The Sun Never Sets

Status Released

Original Language English

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