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White Witch Doctor(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
Susan Hayward Ellen Burton
Robert Mitchum John "Lonni" Douglas
Paul Thompson Witch doctor
Naaman Brown Witch doctor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles and New York openings: 1 Jul 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  95-96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,628    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • White Witch Doctor

    Katy 2010-08-08

    Why isn't this movie available on DVD......A classic love story/adventure tale with two of the greatest performers to ever grace the silver screen.The... MORE>

  • when men were men and women were women

    shirley 2008-09-29

    a must see for fans of robert mitchum and susan hayward........i loved it,,,,am hoping it will be released on video soon.. MORE>

  • WHITE WITCH DOCTOR

    sally 2008-08-25

    This movie should be released on DVD for the many fans of Robert Mitchum and Susan Hayward to enjoy. MORE>