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Robert Preston / Willaim Hunter
Giuseppe Maffioli ...
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Luciana Turina ...
Lily
Rossana Di Lorenzo ...
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Nello Pazzafini ...
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Romano Puppo
Werner John
Sergio Smacchi
Werner Doll
Roberto Dell'Acqua
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John Baxter is a freewheeling trader of goods in Africa with a pet chimp and one dream: to save enough money to buy his dream gas station in Detroit. Madeleine Cooper is the lady of mystery he runs into as she flees from big game hunter Jack Palance. Written by Cristian Redferne <harlock1997@geocities.com>

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Filmed on location in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
29 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Several of the locals were used in bit parts in the film. One of these locals was Fanie Pretorius, who was a top hunter in the 70's. He is now retired, but remains something of a legend in the Victoria Falls region (more so for his knowledge of the African bush than his role in the movie).

In the film, he does a scene with Ursula Andress and plays (co-incidentally) a hunter. He even had a few lines of dialogue!

Definitely a great film that captures the essence of Africa in the 70's.


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