Mogambo

N.p. N.p., Circa 1953. Two vintage matte-finish photographs taken on the set of the 1953 film, one showing director John Ford and actor Clark Gable enjoying a coffee break, and one showing Ford in conversation with actress Ava Gardner. One photograph with a number stamp on the verso, noting No. 1616X112.

Based on the 1932 play "Red Dust" (also starring Clark Gable), which was in turn based on Wilson Collison's 1928 play. While on a safari in Kenya, a hunter is ensnared in a love triangle between a young American socialite and an anthropologist's unfaithful wife.

Set and shot on location in Kenya, in Okalataka, Mount Kenya, Mount Longonot, and Lake Naivasha.

5 x 4 inches. Near Fine.

Complete collation details available on request.


[Book #155982]