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Author: Richard BrooksPandro S BermanRock HudsonDana WynterWendy HillerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009], ©1957.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Feature films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brooks; Pandro S Berman; Rock Hudson; Dana Wynter; Wendy Hiller; Juano Hernandez; William Marshall; Robert Beatty; Walter Fitzgerald; Sidney Poitier; Miklós Rózsa; Russell Harlan; Ferris Webster; Robert Chester Ruark; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419845128 9781419845123
OCLC Number: 298262347
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novel "Something of value" by Robert C. Ruark.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music, Miklos Rosza ; director of photography, Russell Harlan ; editor, Ferris Webster.
Cast: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez, William Marshall, Robert Beatty, Walter Fitzgerald, Sidney Poitier.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Other Titles: Sidney Poitier collection
Sidney Poitier collection.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Richard Brooks ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Richard Brooks.

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In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom.

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