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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

King Solomon's Mines

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According to all available sources, this is the first film ever shot in Rwanda. Imagine what filming must have been like back then in 1950: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and the cream of Hollywood in the land of a thousand hills, with no real infrastructure and relying on prevailing stereotypes to tell the story of a woman who travels to the heart of Africa in search of her husband.

Mu mateka y’u Rwanda arebana no gukora sinema, iyi niyo filime ya mbere yahakorewe mu w’i 1950 ! Nta yindi yongeye gukorwa kugeza muri 2001 ! Umuntu yakwibaza ukuntu byari bigoye gukorera filime mu Rwanda rw’icyo gihe: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger n’ibirangirire bya Hollwood mu gihugu cy’imisozi igihumbi, mu mikoro macye y’icyo gihe, baratubwira inkuru y’umugore wagiye gushaka umugabo we rwagati muri Afurika. 

  • fiction
  • USA
  • 1950 | 103 min. | Colour
  • Language : English
  • Subtitles : French
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Helen Deutsch
based on a story by H. Rider Haggard
Cinematography
Robert Surtees
Editing
John Shirley
Music
Jerry Goldsmith
Cast
Deborah Kerr
Stewart Granger
Richard Carlson
Hugo Haas
Producer
Sam Zimbalist
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Print Contact
Park Circus Limited
Compton Bennett
Andrew Marton
Filmobiography

Compton Bennett

1965 How to Undress in Public Without Undue Embarrassment (last feature)
1942 Find, Fix and Strike (documentary short, first of 22 films)
Andrew Marton
1967 Africa: Texas Style (last feature)
1929 Two O’Clock in the Morning (first feature)

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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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