Gordon Vorster returns to familiar territory - 'Basie' is similar in many respects to his earlier film 'Die Vlugteling' (1960). This time around a young Ducktail* unwittingly kidnaps a ... See full summary »

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Gordon Vorster

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Gordon Vorster

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Strauss Ian Strauss ... Basie Meyer
Vicki Vosloo Vicki Vosloo ... Stella Nel
Pieter Bezuidenhout Pieter Bezuidenhout ... Dirk Nel
Ralph Loubser Ralph Loubser ... Duke
George Canes George Canes ... Beatnik
Len Lindeque Len Lindeque ... Parson
Wena Naudé Wena Naudé ... Stella's mother
Patsi Kahn Patsi Kahn ... B.D. (Basie's Doll)
Willem Loots Willem Loots ... Sgt. Louw
Dale Swanepoel Dale Swanepoel ... Emcee
Christo Gerber Christo Gerber ... Drunk
Joe Openshaw Joe Openshaw
Johan Vermeulen Johan Vermeulen
George Economides George Economides ... George, cafe owner
Pieter Hauptfleisch Pieter Hauptfleisch ... Drunk
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Gordon Vorster returns to familiar territory - 'Basie' is similar in many respects to his earlier film 'Die Vlugteling' (1960). This time around a young Ducktail* unwittingly kidnaps a young bride and then falls in love with her. *Ducktails: "a white youth gang subculture which emerged within post Second World War South Africa. Rebellious, hedonistic, apolitical and showing little respect for the law, education or work" Written by Paul de Bruin

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Comedy

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans | English

Release Date:

28 August 1961 (South Africa) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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