The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
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The leading characters from "The African Queen", but in a new story-line.


David Friedkin


Juarez Roberts, C.S. Forester (characters)


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Episode complete credited cast:
Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Glynis Johns ... Rosie Sayer
James Coburn ... Charlie Allnut
Juano Hernandez ... Poku
Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Capt. Kramer (as Oscar Beregi)
Ellen Corby ... Mrs. Butterworth
Parley Baer ... Lt. Hockberg
Jay Novello ... Phillipe
Karl Swenson ... Lang
John Banner ... Vandever
Felix Reinsch Felix Reinsch ... Kurt
Ron Starr Ron Starr ... Lt. Riedl (as Ronald Starr)
Albert Szabo Albert Szabo ... Lt. Schloss
Otto Reichow Otto Reichow ... Lt. Gluck
Jenö Mate Jenö Mate ... Jean (as Jeno Mate)


The leading characters from "The African Queen", but in a new story-line.

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Comedy | Drama





Release Date:

27 March 1962 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Four Star Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Doesn't that story remind you anything?
19 February 2016 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

As you can guess, that story takes place in Africa just prior WW1, where there was German army occupation in the bush villages, in a certain Jean Jacques Annaud's LA VICTOIRE EN CHANTANT and John Huston's African QUEEN atmosphere. You also have Jimmy Coburn to whom the German officer asks for his collaboration. I would have perfectly seen Lee Marvin in this sympathetic drunk character, which is a tribute to Humphrey Bogart in the Huston's feature. This is a sort of comedy adventure yarn, which is a great and open tribute to African QUEEN, even a dumb could see that like the nose in the middle of the face. But it works, folks, it works. But I am glad that all the episodes of that series are not copycats of big Hollywood successes...

Good time waster.

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