Friday, August 20, 2010

She and Him

On Sunday JP & I saw the 1951 classic 'The African Queen,' surprisingly unavailable until recently, in which Katherine Hepburn's missionary woman is thrown into an adventure with Humphrey Bogart's goofy, laid-back engineer.
It's interesting to see Bogart play a soft-hearted and lonely soul, brilliant casting against type that won him a Best Actor Oscar. Here's the trailer... Hard to believe the trailer actually calls Africa 'the dark continent...' 'Filmed in the treacherous wilds of Africa...' We've come a long way, baby...

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