Sands of the Kalahari
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Sands of the Kalahari
Stranded in the African wilds by a plane crash, a disparate group of passengers' worst enemy isn't weather or wild animals but a fellow traveler. A delayed flight causes several South African travelers to charter a small plane from unctuous pilot Sturdevan (Nigel Davenport). Among the group: Dr. Bondrachai (Theodore Bikel), divorcee Grace Munkton (Susannah York), the crooked Brian O'Brien (Stuart Whitman), the elderly German Grimmelman (Harry Andrews), and mining engineer Mike Bain (Stanley Baker). O'Brien bribes Sturdevan to reroute the flight, so when the plane is brought… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Schematic but enthralling survival thriller."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Cy Endfield explored similar themes in "Zulu" a year before but this comes off as pulp melodrama of the machismo variety."
‑ Sean Axmaker, MSN.com
"Gripping, existential adventure."
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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