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The Mark of the Hawk Details


Filmed on location in Africa, Mark of the Hawk stars Sidney Poitier as a London-educated African who returns to his homeland to take a political post. Poitier's brother Clinton Macklin is in charge of a rebel organization, determine to topple the white-dominated government. Poitier must choose between seeking out racial equality through peaceful means, or casting his lot with Macklin: it is (at least in this film) a struggle of Right against Right. Eartha Kitt is top-billed, but her role is decidedly secondary to Poitier's. Released in Britain as Eartha Kitt, Mark of the Hawk has been retitled Eartha Kitt on video, though it should not be confused with the 1985 TV miniseries of the same name. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Eartha Kitt
as Renee
Sidney Poitier
as Oban
Juano Hernandez
as Amugu
John McIntire
as Craig
Helen Horton
as Barbara
Marne Maitland
as Sandar Lal
Gerard Heinz
as Governor General
Earl Cameron
as Prosecutor
Ewen Solon
as Inspector
Harold Siddons
as 1st Officer
Frederick Treves
as 2nd Officer
Lionel Ngakane
as African Doctor
Andy Ho
as Chinese Officer
Mike Vickers
as Ben
David Groh
as Ming Too
Mike Vickers
as Ben


Michael Audley
Gilbert Gunn
Erwin Hillier
Louis Levy
Musical Direction/Supervision
Terence Verity
Art Director