In what classic Hollywood film are the characters Rose Sayer and Charlie Allnut featured?
– Gone with the Wind
– To Kill a Mockingbird
– The Birds
– The African Queen
“The African Queen” is set in Africa at the beginning of World War I. The story centers around Charlie Allnut, a scruffy riverboat captain with a penchant for gin. A proper, strait-laced missionary, Rose Sayer, persuades him to use his boat “African Queen” to attack a warship. The film is one of Hollywood’s greatest classics, with iconic performances by Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnutt and Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer. Source: IMDb.com
The African Queen
Charlie Allnut, the captain of a steamer called the African Queen, meets Rose Sayer, sister of a British missionary, Samuel Sayer. In spite of being totally opposite to each other, they fall in love.
Initial release: 23 December 1951 (Los Angeles)
Director: John Huston
Story by: C. S. Forester
Screenplay: John Huston, James Agee, Peter Viertel, John Collier
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor