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THE MACOMBER AFFAIR


Title of the Film THE MACOMBER AFFAIR
Alternative Titles THE GREAT WHITE HUNTER; THE SHORT HAPPY LIFE OF FRANCIS MACOMBER
English Titles  
Year of Release 1947
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 90
Length (in meters) 2470
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure
Based on/Source Story by Ernest Hemingway
Production Companies Award Productions, United Artists
Producer(s) Benedict Bogeaus, Arthur M. Landau, Casey Robinson
Director Zoltan Korda
Cast Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny
Literature New York Times, 21 April 1947
The Nation, 30 August 1947 (James Agee)
Jewish Chronicle, 3 October 1947
Times, 6 October 1947
Kinematograph Weekly, 9 October 1947
Punch, 29 October 1947
Monthly Film Bulletin, October 1947
Picturegoer, 20 December 1947
Kaplan, E. Ann: Hemingway, Hollywood and Female Representation: THE MACOMBER AFFAIR. Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1 (1985).
Special notes Music: Miklos Rozsa
Art director: Ernö Metzner
Orchestration: Eugene Zador




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