The African Queen - The Masters Of Cinema Series #218 - Limited Edition

The African Queen - The Masters Of Cinema Series #218 - Limited Edition

Blu-ray · Region BGroßbritannien · Abenteuer ⁄ Drama ⁄ Romanze ⁄ Krieg · Romulus Films · UK ⁄ USA 1951

Three movie giants come together in the cinematic classic The African Queen, combining the masterful direction of John Huston with the fabulous chemistry of Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in their only onscreen pairing. Adapted from a novel by C.S. Forester, this wartime romantic adventure sees the pair forced to travel together down a hazardous East African river after the outbreak of World War I.

Katharine Hepburn plays Rose Sayer, the maiden-lady sister of a prim British missionary (Robert Morley). When invading Germans kill her brother and level the village, Charlie Allnut (Bogart in the role which won him his only Oscar), the slovenly, gin-swilling captain of a tramp steamer called the African Queen, offers to take Rose back to civilisation. She can't tolerate his drinking or bad manners; he isn't crazy about her imperious, judgmental attitude. However, it does not take long before their passionate dislike turns to love. Together the disparate duo work to ensure their survival on the treacherous waters and devise an ingenious way to destroy a German gunboat.

The African Queen is one of the most beloved films in the history of cinema, and may well be the perfect adventure film. With a roller-coaster storyline complemented by the chemistry between its stars, and masterful direction from John Huston, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present The African Queen on Blu-ray in a special Limited Edition.

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Titel: The African Queen - The Masters Of Cinema Series #218 - Limited Edition
Orginal Titel: The African Queen
Deutscher Titel: African Queen
Genre: Abenteuer ⁄ Drama ⁄ Romanze ⁄ Krieg
Studio: Romulus Films
Vertrieb: Eureka Entertainment Ltd.
Land / Jahr: UK ⁄ USA 1951
Altersfreigabe: BBFC: Parental Guidance
Länge: 105:18 Minuten

Cast & Crew

Regisseur:John HUSTON
Screenplay:James AGEE
basierend auf dem Buch / der Geschichte von:C.S. FORESTER
Produzent:Sam SPIEGEL
Musik:Allan GRAY
Kamera:Jack CARDIFF
Besetzung:Humphrey BOGART als Charlie Allnutt
Katharine HEPBURN als Rose Sayer
Robert MORLEY als The Brother / Rev. Samuel Sayer
Peter BULL als Captain of Louisa
Theodore BIKEL als First Officer
Walter GOTELL als Second Officer
Peter SWANWICK als First Officer of Shona
Richard MARNER als Seond Officer of Shona

technische Daten der Disc

Medium: Blu-ray
Region: Region B [GroßbritannienGroßbritannien]
Casetype: Amaray Blu-ray-Case (klar) im Pappschuber
Disctyp: Blu-ray (BD50 - Double Layer) [Film & Bonusmaterial]
Bildformat: 1.37:1
Videocodec: H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC)
Videodetails: Resolution: 1080p
Frame Rate: 23,976 / 24 fps
Color Space: Rec.709 8bit
Tonformate: Englisch & Deutsch LPCM 2.0 Mono [O-Ton]
Englisch & Deutsch LPCM 2.0 Mono [Filmscore]
Englisch LPCM 2.0 Mono [Audiokommentar]
Untertitel: Englisch

Special Features

  • Hauptmenü
  • Popup-Menü
  • Trailer [2:42 Min.]
  • Booklet (60 Seiten)
  • Audiokommentar von Jack Cardiff
  • Featurette 'Neil Sinyard On The African Queen' [15:55 Min.]
  • Featurette 'Kim Newman On The African Queen' [18:47 Min.]
  • Interview(s) mit Peter Viertel [17:42 Min.]
  • Interview(s) mit John Huston [105:18 Min.]
  • Interview(s) mit Anjelica Huston & Angela Allen [30:53 Min.]
  • MakingOf 'Embracing Chaos: The Making Of The African Queen' [59:20 Min.]
  • Featurette 'The African Queen: Lux Radio Theatre Adaption' [59:23 Min.]
  • sonstiges: Limited Edition Hardbound Slipcase
  • Wendecover