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Compton Bennett in King Solomon's Mines

King Solomon's Mines

1950 NR

Hired by Elizabeth Curtis (Deborah Kerr) to find her husband -- who disappeared during a hunt for King Solomon's legendary diamond mines -- daring explorer Allan Quatermaine (Stewart Granger) leads a search party on a safari through Africa. Along the way, he successfully evades capture by the Watusis and charms the refined Elizabeth in this rousing adventure film, which won an Oscar for Best Cinematography.