King Solomon's Mines
King Solomon's Mines (1937)

The first of three talkie versions of H. Rider Haggard's adventure novel King Solomon's Mine was produced by British Gaumont. While Cedric Hardwicke plays the nominal leading role of explorer Alan Quartermaine, top billing goes to… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 18, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A witty script.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Fairly engaging adventure yarn with good songs.

Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Dated [but] still of interest… production values and special effects are impressive for the period… makes good use of authentic African locations and performers.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Fascinating to compare this with more famous remake.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Cindy I
This early version of the H. Rider Haggard adventure story doesn't hold a candle to the 1950 film with Stewart Granger and Deborah Kerr. Anna Lee as Irish… More
John Ballantine
It's hard to know what was crappier..the movie or the book that doesn't resemble it but isn't any bit better. A complete waste of time.