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Africa: Texas Style (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Western | May 1967 (USA)
An American cowboy is hired to work on a ranch in Africa, and winds up having to fight predators, both the four- and two-legged kinds.

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An American cowboy is hired to work on a ranch in Africa, and winds up having to fight predators, both the four- and two-legged kinds.

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The cowboy who came to tame a bucking bronco called Africa!

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Forerunner of the TV series, Cowboy in Africa (1967). See more »

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Harambee
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Written by Daudi Kabaka
Arranged by Charles Worrod
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Rustle up some ZZZZZs, pardner!
18 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Snooze. This is just a TV pilot film for the Ivan Tors series 'Cowboy in Africa.' O'Brian and Nardini play Texas cowboys who are hired by local wildlife caregiver Mills to corral big game as part of a wildlife saving effort. O'Brian is the real Texan, while Nardini is actually a Navajo. The bad guy is a South African hunter-rancher at odds with Mills. He's played by Nigel Green who offers the only lively performance in the lead cast. There's little humor, characterization or strong drama. But there are a few good points: 1) some excellent animal scenes, especially one with a rhino that gets up close and personal 2) A cameo in the first scene by Hayley Mills. Her light, bewitching presence in thirty seconds of screen time makes one long for her to remain throughout, but sadly she's gone in a flash. She always works well with her father John Mills and it's too bad they couldn't associate in this film. Oh, well. Otherwise this film is a bland time-killer.


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