Broccoli asked Zec if he had any ideas and Zec replied that he had seen a British group called that had sellout crowds and thought about featuring them in a film. Typical Hope corn, this film is set in darkest Africa where ol' ski nose is trying to locate a downed American moon- probe that has crash-landed in the jungle. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Call Me Bwana Promotional movie poster for the film Directed by Produced by Written by Johanna Harwood Nate Monaster Starring Music by End Title Song sung by Cinematography Editing by Distributed by Release date s June 14, 1963 Running time 102 min. This quickly becomes important when federal agents show up on his door. Meanwhile a foreign power sends Secret Agent Luba to try and get the capsule for themselves.
Agent Adams is sent along with the bumbling explorer to keep him out of trouble. And gives Hope a chance to try and romance the lovely Soviet spy Luba. Story: A returning moon capsule goes off course and lands in Africa where a little-known tribe find it. A scene involving an unseen President in his famous rocking chair is parodied with his Russian counterpart rocking in a chair that squeaks loudly. . Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert on the region, when in fact he is no such thing. Production According to 's autobiography When the Snow Melts, was originally contracted by to make two films a year for them; one film and one non-Bond film.
Bob dumps the golf clubs on the ground and sees they're bent. Comments Have you watched Call Me Bwana yet? Urged by his doctors to rest, Anselmi heads for a luxurious resort, but a sorry group gathers—his producer, staff, actors, wife, mistress, and relatives—each one begging him to get on with the show. In all, Call Me Bwana is an enjoyable Bob Hope comedy — not great, not terrible, but enjoyable. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil! It is the only film made by which is not about the character, and was made by most of the same film crew as. Both films were from United Artists.
In short, Ezra and his minions have stolen the capsule with Bob Hope and a reformed Anita Ekberg inside of it, and they accidentally ignite the rocket, propelling the truck loaded with the capsule in a Looney Tunes-style sequence, flying through the air, ending with the bad guys getting their just deserts, and our heroes safe return to the U. She remembered that the film seemed to be written as it went along; initially her character was a nuclear scientist, then a big game hunter. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about disorder, chase, farce, nothing goes right, culture clash, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Hope lives his false reputation as a to the point of living in a furnished to look like an African lodge complete with records of African. When an American space capsule crashes in an uncharted region of Africa, Merriwether, based on his alleged expert knowledge of the region, is selected to recover the capsule. Hope's co-stars include and playing. Country Language Call Me Bwana is a film starring and , and directed by.
A moon capsule containing important information accidentally lands in the possession of a remote African tribe, and the American government sends Matt Merriwether Bob Hope , an expert on Africa, to retrieve it. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Saltzman laughed and asked why he would want to make a film about four young long-haired kids from Liverpool when he had Bob Hope. Hot on their heels are Russian agents Luba Anita Ekberg and Dr. It shows an Anita Ekberg headshot on the side of a building when 007 and Ali Kerim Bey are about to assassinate Krilencu. Adams original role was given to but as Hope had promised her a role the film was rewritten for a new female character. Some movies like Call Me Bwana: Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! Soon enemy agents Ekberg and Jeffries join the expedition, posing as medical missionaries.
When asked by executive Donald Zec if they had any ideas for their non-Bond film, who had previously made with Hope said he had an idea for a Bob Hope movie. Meantime, Bob Hope is in the air bound for Africa, with some spy gear along cyanide pills, grenade, and a poison-tipped needle and looking for his contact, Fred — which turns out to be Frederica Edie Adams. The film was originally intended to be shot entirely on location in but the problems of the led the producers to only have led by. One day on the set she met a stuntwoman dressed like her character throwing a male stuntman in a jiu jitsu throw; Adams realised that now her character was a secret agent. Meanwhile a foreign power sends Secret Agent Luba to try and get the capsule for themselves. What did you think about it? Ekberg and Jeffries attach themselves to the supposed safari the cover for the search. But once they reach their destination they find that the tribe believe the capsule to be sacred and won't give it up.
When he arrives in Africa, Matt realizes that he's in too deep when he meets two secret agents Anita Ekberg, Edie Adams who are also searching for the capsule. A similar thing had happened to James Bond in the first 007 film, played seriously, rather than for laughs. The film was scored by. They seek to recover a top-secret space capsule that has accidentally landed in Africa, in Ekele territory. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. It is largely set in.
Joining Merriwether and his pre-Kervorkian suicide kit, is security agent Frederica Larsen Edie Adams. Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert on the region, when in fact he is no such thing. The matching attributes are highlighted in bold. Bob Hope sang the title song over the end credits. United Artists made the Beatles film with Walter Shenson and was more successful than Call Me Bwana. But once they reach their destination they find that the tribe believe the capsule to be sacred and won't give it up. Ezra Mungo Lionel Jeffries , who want to get to the space capsule first.
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