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Elephant Walk

6 Ratings: 2.8
Action & Adventure and Drama movie directed by William Dieterle

It's never been as revered asThe African Queen, butElephant Walkis a similarly prestigious entry in the exotic adventure movie trend of the 1950s. This is one of those glossy Technicolor melodramas that inevitably climaxed in a scene of tragic destruction, … see full wiki

Director: William Dieterle
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
2 reviews about Elephant Walk
review by . January 22, 2011
Pretty but silly
This tepid melodrama concerns John Wiley, a rich tea planter (Peter Finch) who brings his new wife Ruth (Elizabeth Taylor) home to "Elephant Walk," his plantation in Ceylon. The palatial home was built (purposely) to block the wild elephants' path to water, and they have never forgiven the owners. Ruth finds the adjustment difficult as her loving, debonair groom turns into a drunken, boorish lout who cares more about entertaining his fellow planters than being with her. Enter the sensitive …
review by . December 30, 2004
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ELEPHANT WALK is fine movie starring lovely Elizabeth Taylor in an excellent performance.    A rich Ceylon plantation owner (Peter Finch) falls in love with a young woman in England (Elizabeth Taylor) and their brief courtship gives way to a whirlwind marriage. Once back in Ceylon, however, things cool when she discovers her main lot in life is to play gracious hostess to a never-ending parade of weekend 'guests'.    She falls in love with the handsome and …
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