Gunga Din

(1939)

Overview

British army sergeants Ballantine, Cutter and MacChesney serve in India during the 1880s, along with their native water-bearer, Gunga Din. While completing a dangerous telegraph-repair mission, they unearth evidence of the suppressed Thuggee cult. When Gunga Din tells the sergeants about a secret temple made of gold, the fortune-hunting Cutter is captured by the Thuggees, and it's up to his friends to rescue him.

  1. Joel Sayre

    Writer

  2. Fred Guiol

    Writer

  3. George Stevens

    Director

  4. Charles MacArthur

    Story

  5. Ben Hecht

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Sgt. Archibald Cutter

  2. Victor McLaglen

    Victor McLaglen

    Sgt. 'Mac' MacChesney

  3. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    Sgt. Thomas Ballantine

  4. Sam Jaffe

    Sam Jaffe

    Gunga Din

  5. Eduardo Ciannelli

    Eduardo Ciannelli

    Guru

Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 24, 1939
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget $1,915,000.00

Revenue $2,807,000.00

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