Revolt of the Zombies (1936) MacDonald Dean Jagger portrays Armand Louque, an officer in the French Army of World War I, who has stumbled upon an ancient tale of soldiers turned into automatons, or "zombies", who are impervious in battle and may hold the key to victory in the war. At first he has trouble convincing his superiors of this phenomenon, but eventually French General Duval orders a non-military expedition into the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor to find the secret of the zombies and destroy it. 62 Minutes King of the Zombies (1941) During World War 2, a small plane off the south coast of America is low on fuel and blown off course by a storm. Guided by a faint radio signal, they crash land on an island. The passenger, his manservant and the pilot take refuge in a mansion owned by a doctor. The easily-spooked manservant soon becomes convinced the mansion is haunted by zombies and ghosts. 67 Minutes.