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White Hunter, Black Heart Details

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Something of a sleeper in its 1990 release, White Hunter, Black Heart is one of [[Performer~P88601~Clint Eastwood's~clinteastwood]] most engaging films. It is based on Peter Vietel's novel about the location shoot of John Huston's immortal [[Feature~V123563~The African Queen~theafricanqueen]]. But the focus is never on Bogie and Hepburn. Egomaniacal director John Wilson (Eastwood) is far more interested in killing an elephant than in making a movie. His old friend and scriptwriter Pete Verrill ([[Performer~P22478~Jeff Fahey~jefffahey]]) and his producer, Paul Landers ([[Performer~P20927~George Dzundza~georgedzundza]]), are on hand to try and talk him down from this pursuit. Eastwood's verbose, outlandish performance will be particularly remarkable to fans who tend to think of him as the soft-spoken tough guy. ~ John Voorhees, Rovi

  • Release date:May 16, 1990

Cast

Clint Eastwood
as John Wilson
Jeff Fahey
as Pete Verrill
George Dzundza
as Paul Landers
Alun Armstrong
as Ralph Lockhart
Marisa Berenson
as Kay Gibson
Timothy Spall
as Hodkins
Richard Vanstone
as Phil Duncan
Jamie Koss
as Mrs. Duncan
Catherine Neilson
as Irene Saunders
Geoffrey Hutchings
as Alec Laing
Christopher Fairbank
as Tom Harrison
Norman Lumsden
as Butler George
Charlotte Cornwell
as Miss Wilding
Mel Martin
as Mrs. MacGregor
Mary Selway
Myles Freeman
as Ape Man
Norman Malunga
as Desk Clerk
David Danns
as Bongo Man
Roddy Maude-Roxby
as Thompson
Andrew Whaley
as Photographer
Edward Tudor-Pole
as Reissar
Martin Jacobs
as Dickie Marlowe
Anne Dunkley
as Scarf Girl
Eleanor David
as Dorshka
Clive Mantle
as Harry
John Rapley
as Gun Shop Salesman
Conrad Asquith
as Ogilvy
Alex Norton
as Zibelinsky
Bill Weston
as Riding Double

Crew

Clint Eastwood
Director
Clint Eastwood
Producer
Peter Viertel
Book Author
Peter Viertel
Screenwriter
Burt Kennedy
Screenwriter
James Bridges
Screenwriter
Jack N. Green
Cinematographer
Duke Ellington
Featured Music
Frank Strayer
Songwriter
Johnny Mercer
Featured Music
Joel Cox
Editor
John Graysmark
Production Designer
Tony Reading
Art Director
Stanley Crea Rubin
Co-producer
David Valdes
Executive Producer
Peter Howitt
Set Designer
John Mollo
Costume Designer
Peter Handford
Sound/Sound Designer
John Evans
Special Effects
Roy Field
Special Effects
George Orrison
Stunts
Arlene Phillips
Choreography
Mary Selway
Casting
Roy Button
Production Manager
Paul Engelen
Makeup
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