Tom Toms of Mayumba

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Tom Toms of Mayumba
Directed by Gian Gaspare Napolitano
Folco Quilici
Written by Louis Chavance
Daniele D'Anza
Gian Gaspare Napolitano
Starring Pedro Armendáriz
Cinematography Tino Santoni
Release date
  • 9 September 1955 (1955-09-09)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Tom Toms of Mayumba (Italian : Tam tam mayumbe) is a 1955 Italian adventure film directed by Gian Gaspare Napolitano. [1]

Italian language Romance language

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