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Director  Kurt Neumann
Screenplay  James Clavell
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Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure
Story by  H. Rider Haggard
Country  United States
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Release date  July 1, 1959 (1959-07-01)
Based on  King Solomons Mines
Writer  James Clavell, H. Rider Haggard (novel)
Cast  George Montgomery (Harry Quartermain), Taina Elg (Erica Neuler), David Farrar (Rick Cobb), Dan Seymour (Mohamet), Robert Goodwin (Jim-Jim), Rex Ingram (Umbopa)
Similar movies  H Rider Haggard wrote the story for Watusi and King Solomons Mines
Tagline  Guardians of King Solomon's Mines!

Watusi is a 1959 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer adventure film directed by Kurt Neumann and produced by Al Zimbalist and Donald Zimbalist. The screenplay was by James Clavell loosely based on the novel King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. The film stars George Montgomery, Taina Elg, David Farrar and Rex Ingram.

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The film is a sequel to the MGM 1950 King Solomon's Mines starring Deborah Kerr and Stewart Granger, and in fact, uses some footage from the earlier film.

Watusi (film) movie scenes

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Plot summary

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Harry Quartermain (George Montgomery) is the son of Allan Quartermain who first set out on the quest for the source of Solomon's wealth, and he is determined to succeed where his father failed. He goes to Africa with his good friend Rick Cobb (David Farrar) and as they continue on their journey, Erica Neuler (Taina Elg) joins them. She is the daughter of a missionary who has been killed by a local tribe. Harry cannot hide his antagonism toward Erica. She is German, and Harry's mother was killed at sea by Germans in World War I.

Cast

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  • George Montgomery as Harry Quartermain
  • Taina Elg as Erica Neuler
  • David Farrar as Rick Cobb
  • Rex Ingram as Umbopa
  • Dan Seymour as Mohamet
  • Robert Goodwin as Jim-Jim
  • Anthony M. Davis as Amtaga
  • Paul Thompson as Gagool
  • Harold Dyrenforth as Wilhelm von Kentner
  • Charles Swain as M'ban
  • Martin Wilkins as Wounded Native
  • Box office

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    According to MGM records the film earned $695,000 in the US and Canada and $850,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $79,000.


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    References

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