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King Solomon's Mines

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The first of three talkie versions of [[Performer~P217384~H. Rider Haggard~hriderhaggard]]'s adventure novel [[Feature~V27414~King Solomon's Mine~kingsolomonsmines]] was produced by British Gaumont. While [[Performer~P93420~Cedric Hardwicke~cedrichardwicke]] plays the nominal leading role of explorer Alan Quartermaine, top billing goes to African-American singing-star [[Performer~P60719~Paul Robeson~paulrobeson]], who plays dauntless native- guide Umbopa. The plot gets under way when...more

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