The Snows of Kilimanjaro is about a writer and adventurer waiting to die from a thorn scratch as he reminisces about his life and it’s trials including lost loves and time spent in the Spanish Revolution. It stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner as his first erratic love.
From Sword and Sandal to other Adventures, here are the Adventure Movies.
A Dutch missionary boards a ship in the middle of the night. The Captain soon finds he has a guest that no country in the world will allow off the ship.
Captain Kidd is often remembered in infamy as a cruel, bloody pirate. Indeed, he, along with his crew, has been accused of every crime in pirate history by popular tradition. He achieved perhaps more fame in song, story, and legend than any other pirate to sail the seven seas.
In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. Its the story of a RCMP Mounty who has to solve crimes with the help of his trusty dog Yukon King. In this episode Sergeant Preston and Yukon king follow the story of Francois Val, a New Orleans chef with miles to go protecting his bank roll.
A 1959 Italian sword and sandal movie starring Steve Reeves set in 490 BC, the time of the Medic Wars during which Persian armies sweep the Ancient world.
Queen of the Amazons is a 1947 adventure film directed by Edward Finney. This is one of those B jungle films from the era, but it’s Jean and not Jane.