Sammy Going South

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Sammy Going South

africa journey child protagonist suez crisis

Sammy Going South

Release Date: March 18, 1963

Year    :   1963
Slogan    :   «Incredible Adventure in a Land That Knows a Thousand Dangers!»
Genres    :   Adventure
Production Companies    :   Paramount, Michael Balcon Productions, Bryanston Films, Seven Arts Pictures
Director    :   Alexander Mackendrick
Producers    :   Hal Mason
Writers    :   W.H. Canaway, Denis Cannan
RunTime    :   128 mins.

After he is orphaned by an air raid on Port Said during the Suez Crisis, a young boy attempts to go by himself from the Suez Canal to Durban in South Africa where his nearest relative, Aunt Jane, lives. On the way he meets a variety of different people who help or hinder his journey - including an ageing diamond smuggler.

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