A professor is hired to navigate across Africa in a hot-air balloon to rescue a lost explorer, but a mysterious local villain named "Hindu" commandeers the balloon for his own nefarious purposes.
Don't see this picture unless you take the special motion sickness pill provided free at this theater!
Did You Know?
An advertising gimmick used for this film was the giveaway of "motion sickness pills" to ticket buyers. The critics had a field day with it. See more
The balloon is not a hot air balloon which require a burner as a heat source. None was ever shown. See more
Don't be misled. There could be a thousand cannibals beneath those fronds and you wouldn't see one. It was among these very trees that the unfortunate Frenchman Maison was murdered in 1845.
[picks up a piece of cheese
He was captured by the cannibals of the region and tied to the foot of a giant cocoa palm.
[begins cutting the cheese
Then the savage chief cut him slowly, limb from limb, and then literally tore the half-severed head from the body. Maison was only 26. Cheese?
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