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The African Queen

The African Queen(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

A grizzled skipper and a spirited missionary take on the Germans in Africa during World War I.

Cast & Crew

John Huston Director
Humphrey Bogart Charlie Allnut
Katharine Hepburn Rose Sayer
Robert Morley The Brother [Rev. Samuel Sayer]
Peter Bull German captain
Theodore Bikel German first officer
Waler Gotell German officer
Peter Swanwick German officer
Richard Marner German officer
Gerald Onn German officer
John von Kotze German officer
Harry Arbour German sergeant major
Jack Cardiff Director of Photography

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 26 Dec 1951; New York opening: 20 Feb 1952
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  EB; AFI Library; UCLA has 16mm print R-A4-318-4, M55861 and Laser Disc P-VD216M; Paige
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp., Romulus Films, Ltd.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Horizon Enterprises, Inc., Romulus Films, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  104 or 106 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • So Funny At The Beginning When

    James Duke 2019-08-12

    Bogart (well, his character) couldn't keep his stomach quiet while Hepburn and Morley were trying yo have a proper tea time! I've seen this... MORE>

  • One of the best, by the best

    Marla Singer 2019-08-11

    This movie is really an acting tour de force by Bogart and Hepburn who carry most of it, being the only people on screen most of the time, with just the... MORE>

  • Delightful!

    Hypersphere 2019-08-11

    This film is a delight. It can be enjoyed on many levels and in different ways throughout one's life. I first saw it with my parents in a theatre,... MORE>