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Old 25-12-2017, 05:42 PM   #86
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Lightbulb The African Queen

Romulus Films Ltd..

Horizon Pictures - Theatrical release poster..

Hepburn & Bogart in a publicity still for the film..

The African Queen is a 1951 British-American adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966) - The story opens in August/September 1914.. Rose Sayer, a 33-year-old Englishwoman, is the companion and housekeeper of her brother Samuel, an Anglican missionary in German-colonized Tanganyika (present-day Tanzania)..World War I has recently begun, and the German military commander of the area has conscripted all the natives; the village is deserted, and only Rose and her dying brother remain.. Samuel dies during the knight and Rose is alone..That day, another man arrives at the village: this is a Cockney named Allnutt, who is the mechanic and skipper of the African Queen, a steam-powered launch, owned by a Belgian mining corporation, that plies the upper reaches of the Ulanga River..Allnutt's 2-man crew has deserted him at the rumours of war and conscription.. Allnutt buries Samuel Sayer and takes Rose back to the African Queen, where they consider what they should do..

Release date December 23, 1951..


Lauren ACcompanied her husband Humphrey to the Belgian Congo for the filming of The African Queen..

Dec 23 - Moon Waning crescent Visible: 31% - Age: 24.02 days - Last Belgian communities get electricity - 1st coast-to-coast televised football game (Dumont paid $75,000) LA Rams beat Cleveland Browns 24-17 in NFL championship game - Enrique Santos Discepolo (27 March 1901) was an Argentina tango and milonga musician and composer, author of famous tangos such as "Cambalache" and many others performed by several of the most important singers of his time, amongst them notably Carlos Gardel.. He was also a film actor, director & screenwriter... boys learn early about life..Did you, David?.. Did I what?..Learn about life early?..Well, uh, with a binding like you've got, people are going to want to know what's in the book...

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