A local prince in British Burma has been killed, apparently by his prospecting partner Jim Brecan. The bereaved father wants Brecan’s head, no questions asked, but Captain Cardigan of the colonial police hopes to find him first for a fair trial.
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This was the kind of film I saw on the black and white TV of my parents in the late 60's and the early 70's. Exoticism, tigers, elephants, monkeys, jungle and cardboard palaces. Thanks to Robert Ryan's remarkable ability to play the bad guy as well as the good guy and mislead the audience, Escape to Burma is still watchable nowadays. Already forgotten though.