About the film
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Sammy Going South
Release Date: March 18, 1963
|Slogan||:||«Incredible Adventure in a Land That Knows a Thousand Dangers!»|
|Production Companies||:||Paramount, Michael Balcon Productions, Bryanston Films, Seven Arts Pictures|
|Writers||:||W.H. Canaway, Denis Cannan|
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.