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Rhodes (1936)

Rhodes of Africa (original title)
Approved | | Biography | 20 February 1936 (USA)
This rousing adventure film tells the true story of Cecil Rhodes, a diamond miner who helped found the South African colonies.

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This rousing adventure film tells the true story of Cecil Rhodes, a diamond miner who helped found the South African colonies.

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Diamond Master - Empire Builder - Jungle Conqueror

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Written by Frank Moir and Gunby Hadath
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Cecil Rhodes was a terrible person
29 June 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Cecil Rhodes was a terrible person who exploited Africa. Anyone with enough time should read up on his life. He double-crossed friends and foe alike. Many of these old films were like so much propaganda films for the white man mentality of stealing and swindling to get rich while making the person look like some kind of hero. I guess you could make a film about Hitler or Saddam Hussein in a favourable light also.Cecil Rhodes thought Africa should belong to White men. He believed it was the white man's destiny to rule the world.Actually most movies of this age and most now don't reflect reality. Just what the people want to believe. Watch any movie you see with a grain of salt.


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