The African Queen (1951)

The African Queen (1951)

Certificate

U

Length

105 mins

Director

Rating

4/54/54/54/54/5

Trailer for The African Queen

The year is 1914 and prim English woman Rose Sayer (Katharine Hepburn - Adam's Rib) finds herself alone in German Eastern Africa when German troops invade the mission run by her brother Reverend Samuel Sayer (Robert Morley - The Young Ones) and burn it down and as a result causing his death. But Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart - Casablanca) who delivers goods and the mail via his dilapidated steamboat comes to her rescue and together they sail down the river before the German's return. Despite being total opposites a closeness forms between Rose and Charlie as they not only battle the river but also nature and the threat of attack by German troops. And together they decide to turn Charlie's old boat 'The African Queen' into a torpedo to sink a German warship called the Louisa, but first they must navigate a river which has only been done once before. ... Read Review

Tags: World War I