North West Frontier (1959)

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  • Northwest Frontier Alternative
  • Flame over India Alternative


Set in the North West Frontier province of British India around the turn of the century against a background of tension between the Moslems and Hindus. A rebel Moslem faction is seeking to kill the six year old son of the ruling Hindu Maharaja thus putting an end to his line. The Maharaja, seeks help from the British governor to save the life of his son. Captain Scott is entrusted with the mission of getting Prince Kishan safetly to Kalapore. The last train transporting the European civilians has left and the only hope is to get an ancient steam engine called Victoria repaired by her devoted driver Gupta. Accompanied by Prince Kishan's American governess, a small group of British civilians and two Indian soldiers as guards, Captain Scott and the young prince board the train driven by Gupta, bound for Kalapore.

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