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At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down Reverend Samuel Sayer's mission in Africa. He is overtaken with disappointment and passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose Sayer (Hepburn) buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, a tired river steamboat "The African Queen" manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie Allnut (Bogart). Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching stream which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship.
"Embracing Chaos: Making The African Queen '"; Lux Radio Theater presents "The African Queen" Radio Broadcast; Reproduction of the book: "The Making of 'African Queen': How I went to Africa with Bogey, Bacall and Huston and almost Lost My Mind" by Katharine Hepburn; Senitype(R) Film Frame Collectible Reproduction; Collectible Postcards featuring reproductions of images related to the film; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
|Starring:||Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull|
|Studio Name:||Paramount Home Entertainment|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||104 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.96|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.5 x 5.5 x 7.44|
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