SUNDAY, June 11th at 1:30pm: TEATIME at The Movies!

TEATIME at The Movies begins today, our new, fun summer series, as we read from the library of Lux Radio adaptations of great films of the 20th C

TODAY: "The African Queen."  

The African Queen is a 1935 novel written by English author C. S. Forester. The novel was made into a film in 1951: The African Queen, starring Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnutt and Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer. Allnutt is changed to a Canadian in the film to explain Bogart's accent. The church is changed to Methodist from Anglican - though the paper which Allnut delivers to the missionaries in the first scene records the elevation of a college friend of the missionaries to being a bishop, which makes no sense given that the Methodist Church in England had (and has) no bishops.

Lux Hollywood presented this John Huston production on the radio in December of 1952,  with Greer Garson, another Academy Award winner, varying her popular role of the charming wife to play the strait-laced spinster Rose.

Join Corwyn Allen, Gloriana Maertens, Kayden Oconnell & Elrik Merlin for a backyard festival of radio drama versions of some of the finest and most beloved films of the golden age of 20th C cinema. Popcorn provided.

Presented live, on Stream.

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