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The African Queen (1951)


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3.5 out of 10 African Queen
Judy from Wicklow, 27 Mar 2008
A decent old fashioned film good scenery of the Congo river. Wouldn't compete with today's slick movie making though.
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1 out of 10 The African Queen
paul from Louth, 07 Jun 2009
OK as a movie but is lacking in some scenes
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What's it about....
The boozing, smoking, cussing captain of a tramp steamer, Charlie Allnut, saves prim and proper Rose Sayer after her brother is killed by German soldiers at the beginning of World War I in Africa. Many quarrels later, the two set sail on the Ulonga-Bora in order to sabotage a German ship. Based on the 1935 novel by C.S. Forester, the wonderful combination of Hepburn and Bogie (who won an Oscar) makes this a thoroughly enjoyable blend of comedy and adventure. Later came the...

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