Cinema: The New Pictures, Sep. 22, 1952

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (20th Century-Fox) is likely to remind most adult males of their more lurid adolescent daydreams. Produced by Darryl Zanuck and vaguely based on the Ernest Hemingway short story, the movie is a Technicolor travelogue that ranges from Africa to Europe to backwoods Michigan, a sort of scenic railway running through a Tunnel of Love.

The picture opens in Africa, where toughly sentimental Gregory Peck lies dying of gangrene. While vultures perch hungrily on a nearby tree, Peck trades cynical dialogue with his wealthy wife (Susan Hay ward) and relives...

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