Mogambo (1953) was a Drama - Adventure Film directed by John Ford and produced by Sam Zimbalist.
Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Ava Gardner||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Grace Kelly||Nominated|
Mogambo (1953): John Ford Updates Red DustBy 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 16, 2021 From 4 Star Films
Whether it’s apocryphal or not the term “Mogambo” is purported to be the Swahili word for “passion,” although it’s difficult to know if this was only hearsay propagated by westerners (now including myself). Regardless, it boasts an intriguing if altogether curious... Read full article
90 Years of MGM- 1932’s Red Dust and 1953’s MogamboBy Orson De Welles on Jun 26, 2014 From Classic Film Freak
Share This!The battle of the sexes! The battle of the gorillas! These two films basically follow the same general plot but as pieces of entertainment are as different as a hurricane and a drought. And, although this is a reposting of an old post from a few years ago, we have one important change to ... Read full article
“All Sorts of Hunger in the World”: MogamboBy Brandie on Aug 25, 2013 From True Classics
Two decades after burning up the screen with Jean Harlow in Red Dust (1932), Clark Gable returned to the material that had made him one of the preeminent leading men of the 1930s when he starred in?Mogambo?(1953). This time around, the action–shot on location and brought to life in splendid Te... Read full article
Mogambo(1953).By Dawn on Jul 2, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Mogambo(1953). Directer: John Ford. Cast: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly and Donald Sinden. The film was adapted from the play by Wilson Colliso. Kelly won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress (1954), and the film was nominated for two Oscars, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Gardner), a... Read full article
MogamboBy RBuccicone on Mar 20, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies
Mogambo (1953) ?????Twenty-one years after Clark Gable made the exotically set romantic triangle drama Red Dust, he made it again. Gable’s rubber plantation owner in Indochina moves to Africa to a job in exotic animal sales for Mogambo.?Replace Jean Harlow‘s slutty prostitute with Ava Ga... Read full article
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Eloise Kelly: [to Linda Nordley] Remember, I came here to be your friend. For your sake. And I'm keeping the offer open... It'll be rugged, but I'll keep it open.
Eloise Y. 'Honey Bear' Kelly: You and nobody else is gonna wring me out and hang me up to dry again.
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Donald Sinden (and all male members of the crew who removed their shirts) had to shave any hair from their chests daily, as Clark Gable (who did not have a hairy chest) thought it an affront to his 'manliness'.
Deborah Kerr and Lana Turner were sought for the female leads.
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