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The Mark of the Hawk (1957)

 -  Drama  -  December 1957 (UK)
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The man called Obam struggles with the increasingly hostile forces facing each other in a colonial African country. The African natives want their land and lives back from the British ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Obam
Juano Hernandez ...
Amugu
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Bruce Craig
Helen Horton ...
Barbara Craig
Marne Maitland ...
Sandar Lai
Gerard Heinz ...
Govenor General
Patrick Allen ...
Gregory
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Prosecutor
Clifton Macklin ...
Kanda
Ewen Solon ...
Inspector
Lockwood West ...
Magistrate
Francis Matthews ...
Overholt
Philip Vickers ...
Ben (as Phillip Vickers)
Bill Nagy ...
Fred
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The man called Obam struggles with the increasingly hostile forces facing each other in a colonial African country. The African natives want their land and lives back from the British colonists. Obam's motives are questioned by his own people, in particular his brother Kanda. With the help of his wife Renee and missionary Bruce Craig, will he be able to get things under control before the country self-destructs? Written by Greg Bruno <burlynerd@usa.net>

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Against Voodoo Fury... The Flame of Faith!

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December 1957 (UK)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Composed by Ken Darby
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The 30 Year Old Sidney Poitier
28 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

After alongside Rock Hudson in 'Something of Value', the 30 year old Sidney Poitier teamed up with Earl Cameron (who was more popular on the British film scene) in 'The Mark of the Hawk'. This film was a relevant piece of storytelling about African colonies wanting their independence.


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