The African Queen

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1951. Vintage reference photograph from the 1951 film, showing actor Humphrey Bogart in costume, in the rain.

Based on the 1935 novel by C. S. Forester, which follows the crew of a steamship ferrying supplies to villages in East Africa during World War I. A classic masterpiece of an adventure tale, in which a boozy Bogart and an uptight Katharine Hepburn find romance in the face of wartime adversity. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Actor for Bogart, and nominated for Best Director, Best Screenwriting, and Best Actress.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

National Film Registry.

[Book #150151]