Sands of the Kalahari (1965)

I’ve never had the privilege of seeing this movie as it was released a little before my time, however I do have an all-encompassing love for Primates so at some point I’m going to have to pick up this blu-ray…and a Baboon on the cover with a stone axe and another that looks like it might be carrying a flaming torch really makes me just want to rush out and pick it up today.

Sands of the Kalahari was directed by Cy Endfield (Zulu) and stars Stuart Whitman (Cimarron Strip), Stanley Baker (Zulu), and Susannah York (A Man For All Seasons). Thanks to Doug Sederberg over at IMDB.Com for this plot summary:

“A small plane crashes in the sweltering deserts of South Africa hundreds of miles from civilization. As parallels are drawn between the group of humans and a nearby pack of savage baboons, one of the men’s survivalist nature gets the better of him, as he decides his chances of survival would be better if the others were eliminated one-by-one.”


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