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King Solomon's Mines (movie)

King Solomon's Mines is a 1950 film which tells the story of an adventurer who helps a woman look for her lost husband in Africa, and is loosely based around the novel of the same name by the writer H. Rider Haggard. It stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger[?] and Richard Carlson[?].

The movie was adapted by Helen Deutsch[?] from the novel by H. Rider Haggard. It was directed by Compton Bennett[?] and Andrew Marton[?].

It won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Color and Best Film Editing and was nominated for Best Picture.

King Solomon's Mines had previously been made in 1937, starring Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Anna Lee[?] and Roland Young[?]. It was adapted by Charles Bennett[?] (uncredited), Michael Hogan[?], Roland Pertwee[?] A.R. Rawlinson[?] (uncredited) and Ralph Spence[?] (uncredited). It was directed by Robert Stevenson[?].

It was remade in 1985, starring Richard Chamberlain[?], Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom[?] and John Rhys-Davies. It was adapted by Gene Quintano[?] and James R. Silke[?] and directed by J. Lee Thompson[?].



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