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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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Lyle Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Thomas Little, Paul S. FoxNominated
Best CinematographyLeon ShamroyNominated
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Harry Street: Oh, the royalties are rolling in. That's one thing about success - even when it's a failure. It snowballs for a while. There's also one thing about a snowball - it has nowhere to go but downhill.


Harry Street: [narrating] And there was never another time like that first time in Africa.


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!


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Cinematographer Joseph MacDonald filled in for a period when Leon Shamroy fell ill.
Gene Tierney and Anne Francis were considered for the Ava Gardner role.
Gregory Peck resisted taking the role because an earlier Ernest Hemingway adaptation he had appeared in, The Macomber Affair had been a box-office flop.
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