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The African Queen
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Hepburn and Bogart in a publicity still for the film.
Directed by John Huston
Produced by Sam Spiegel
John Woolf (uncredited)
Screenplay by John Huston
James Agee
Starring Humphrey Bogart
Katharine Hepburn
Robert Morley
Music by Allan Gray
Cinematography Jack Cardiff
Editing by Ralph Kemplen
Studio Horizon Pictures
Romulus Films Ltd
United Artists (US)
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (US)
Independent Film Distributors (UK)
Release date(s) February 20, 1952 (1952-02-20)
Running time 105 minutes
Country United States
United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $1 million
Money made $10,750,000

The African Queen is a 1952 Anglo-American jungle adventure romance movie. It is based on the 1935 story The African Queen by C. S. Forester. The movie was directed by John Huston. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. It is set in Africa in 1914.

Bogart won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance. The movie has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry, with the Library of Congress deeming it "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".


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