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The African Queen

The African Queen

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At the start of World War 1 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.

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    Title: The African Queen
    Genre: Drama-Classics, War-World War I
    Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Waler Gotell
    Director: John Huston
    Attributes: Eco Amaray Case
    Release Date: 1/1/2013
    Original Year: 1951
    Product Type: DVD
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 1000370481
    UPC: 883929303717
    Item #: 503888X

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 1/1/2013
    Closed Caption: Yes
    Studio: Paramount Catalog