Something of Value (Africa Ablaze)
Something of Value (Africa Ablaze) (1957)

When a native Kenyan tribe retaliates against English settlers, the friendship between two men is strained by the intense violence around them. Sidney Poitier and Rock Hudson star in this fact-based drama about the Mau Mau tribal… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: January 27, 2009
Add Your Rating
Flixster
User Score
58%



Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Brooks' chief insight -- good and bad on both sides, tolerance the answer -- hardly seizes the imagination, and the contentious climax, with Hudson carrying a wounded Poitier on his back, has every indication of being intended symbolically.

Full review…
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

As drama not much in value.

Full review…
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

A pretty, good estimation of the social problems involved.

Full review…
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Though the story is fiction, the film rings true, with a fair portrait of both sides of the conflict.

Full review…