Comedy adventure based on a Jules Verne novel about the ups and downs of jewel thieves in the wilds of Africa circa 1900. George Segal is the appealing hero-heel and Ursula Andress is visually stunning as the lady in the proceedings. Orson Welles has a small role.
Jules Verne's diamond-hunt adventure...filmed on location in Senegal!
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claimed that he was originally asked to play a conventional super-villain in the film, but rewrote his role so that the character became an incompetent (and homosexual) cockney. It has been also claimed that Welles rewrote some of George Segal
's lines and encouraged the actor to improvise, but whether or not Welles actually directed any of the film has not been confirmed. See more
Sound the fall-in!
Opening credits prologue: FRENCH WEST AFRICA 1912 See more
Written and Performed by Georges Garvarentz
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