The African Queen (23-Dec-1951)|
Director: John Huston
Writers: James Agee; John Huston
From novel: The African Queen by C. S. Forester
Music Composed by: Allan Gray
Producer: Sam Spiegel
Keywords: Drama, Missionary, WWI
As WWI breaks out, hard drinking riverboat captain Charlie Allnut rescues Rose Sayer, a prim Methodist missionary, after her brother is killed by Germans. His only interest is in surviving the war; she convinces him to attack a German warship. The first American production to be filmed on location in Africa. Won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Actress; received nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Entered 1994 into the National Film Registry.
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