Saturday, April 13, 2013

The African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn

The African Queen
Starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn
Directed by John Huston
Color by Technicolor

unused reproduction postcard - bought in 2013

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The African Queen is a 1951 adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester.
It stars Humphrey Bogart (who won the Academy Award for Best Actor – his only Oscar), and Katharine Hepburn.

The African Queen has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

In Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

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