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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Henry King and Roy Ward Baker and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.

Academy Awards 1952 --- Ceremony Number 25 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Lyle Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Thomas Little, Paul S. FoxNominated
Best CinematographyLeon ShamroyNominated

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Dr. Simmons: [referring to Cynthia's miscarriage] Do you actually mean you didn't know about the child? Don't you people talk to each other?

Harry Street: [talking about their African trip] There's a wonderful book in it. Maybe I'll write it some day.
Cynthia Green: Darling!
Harry Street: Don't spoil it! Don't talk it all away!

Contessa: Oh, I just devoured your last book!
Harry Street: [sarcastically] Well, I hope it didn't give you a bellyache!

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Gene Tierney and Anne Francis were considered for the Ava Gardner role.
Roy Ward Baker directed the location footage, Henry Hathaway directed all the studio footage.
Although there was some impressive second unit work shot in Kenya, the principal actors shot their African scenes in Hollywood.
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