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The African Queen (1951)

G 105 min - Adventure, War, Romance - 3 December 1951
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At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

Director:  John Huston
Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Walter Gotell, Peter Swanwick, Richard Marner

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At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.



Tagline: The greatest adventure a man ever lived...with a woman!

Genres: Adventure, War, Romance

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Language:  English, German, Kiswahili
Release Date:  3 December 1951

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Budget:  $1,300,000
Revenue:  $10,750,000

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTOR — Humphrey Bogart {“Charlie Allnut”} – WON
ACTRESS — Katharine Hepburn {“Rose Sayer”}
DIRECTING — John Huston
WRITING (Screenplay) — James Agee, John Huston


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