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Title of the Film RHODES OF AFRICA
Alternative Titles RHODES
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 91
Length (in meters) 2493
Colour b/w
Genre Biopic
Based on/Source Novel "Rhodes" by Sarah Gertrude Millin
Production Companies Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Michael Balcon
Director Berthold Viertel
Cast Oscar Homolka, Walter Huston, Basil Sydney, Frank Cellier
Literature New York Times, 29 February 1936
Times, 12 March 1936
Jewish Chronicle, 13 March 1936
Kinematograph Weekly, 19 March 1936
Film Weekly, 21 March 1936
Spectator, 27 March 1936 (Graham Greene)
Monthly Film Bulletin, March 1936
London Mercury, April 1936
Michael Balcon: RHODES OF AFRICA. Times, 20 April 1936 (letter to the editor)
Pariser Tageblatt, 10 May 1936
Life and Letters To-day, July 1936
Picturegoer Weekly, 5 September 1936
Special notes Art director: Oscar Friedrich Werndorff
Costumes: Joe Strassner

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