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African Gold (1965)

The sky lights up and the desert comes alive on this desperate search for hidden millions.

Director:

David Millin

Writers:

George Harding (story "North of Bushman's Rock"), David Millin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Darren McGavin ... Mike Gregory
Maria Perschy ... Helena Hanson
Albert Lieven ... Karl Du Val
Alison Seebohm Alison Seebohm ... Maria Du Val
John Hayter John Hayter ... Major Dillon
Michael McGovern Michael McGovern ... Jack Dillon
Brian O'Shaughnessy Brian O'Shaughnessy ... Mac
Fiona Fraser Fiona Fraser ... Connie
Michael Todd Michael Todd ... Captain Stone
Valerie Miller Valerie Miller ... Mrs. Stone
Eric Egan Eric Egan ... Jan Zieman
Jane Fenn Jane Fenn ... Brigid Peel ('Old Saddlebags')
Geoffrey Morris Geoffrey Morris ... Pullen
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The sky lights up and the desert comes alive on this desperate search for hidden millions.

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The sky lights up....the desert comes alive...on a desperate search for hidden millions!

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Adventure

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Details

Country:

South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ride the High Wind See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Killarney Film Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first zombie genre film made in Africa. See more »

Quotes

Mike Gregory: [disgusted] It's lead! Useless lead!
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Soundtracks

Ride the High Wind
Sung by Michael McGovern
[Theme song]
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Enjoyed it!
2 March 2002 | by CCoughlinSee all my reviews

While this film is dated by today's standards I enjoyed it for it's beautiful African locale and use of LAND ROVERS! Dialogue is a little corny but remember that it was made in the 1960's after all...The film has a decidedly surprise ending and Darren McGavin does his best with the dialogue that was written. All and all, I still enjoy this movie!


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