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Killers of Kilimanjaro

  • Film
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Time Out says

Among the rash of Anglo-American oddities from circa 1960 (Suddenly Last Summer, A Terrible Beauty) this encomium for the British empire at its moment of maximum disintegration is in a class by itself. Victorian railway builder Taylor adventures off into the bush kitted out with lovable native urchin (Dimech), pretty white woman in distress (Aubrey), plus comic relief (Newley). A compendium of provocation (regarding Africans, wildlife, feminism, everything) the picture is both incident packed and deadly slow: a Thorpe speciality. Evelyn Waugh crossed paths with the production in Kenya, an encounter he described in A Tourist in Africa.
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Release Details

  • Duration:91 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Richard Thorpe
  • Screenwriter:John Gilling, Earl Felton
  • Cast:
    • Robert Taylor
    • Anne Aubrey
    • Anthony Newley
    • Gregoire Aslan
    • John Dimech
    • Orlando Martins
    • Donald Pleasence
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