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2 Ratings: 3.5
A movie directed by John Ford

This remake of the 1932Red Dustis famous for using the very same romantic leading man--21 years after the fact. But when that leading man is Clark Gable, what's a little gray hair in the temples? Gable was certainly still the great strutting rooster … see full wiki

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Director: John Ford
2 reviews about Mogambo
review by . September 01, 2012
Silly, dated
In Africa, a hunter (Clark Gable) has two women come for safari: One is a worldly, nightclubbing dame (Ava Gardner) and the other a prim, Bostonian wife (Grace Kelly). Both instantly find the macho man irresistible.      I usually like these three stars a lot, but I didn't care much for this movie. Gable's character is a silly caricature of rugged manliness; he growls orders, drinks a lot, and grabs women too roughly. He was only 52, but looked much older and was past …
review by . January 08, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
MOGAMBO is a remake of the 1932 classic "Red Dust", based on Wilson Collison's Broadway play. John Lee Mahin re-tooled his original screenplay, and Clark Gable returned to reprise his role of a rubber plantation owner (Dennis Carson in "Red Dust", but called Victor Marswell in the remake).    Clark Gable's performamce is amazing. How often does an actor have the opportunity of revisiting a character 20 years later, and use their maturity and experience to flesh out the role to …
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