The Man Who Would Be King 1975

1880s: tired of life as disreputable conmen, Dravot and Camehan - former British Army sergeants who have remained in India - plan to venture beyond the north-west frontier into Kurfuristan. There, as the first Europeans since
Alexander the Great, they aim to find fame and fortune by setting themselves up as kings.

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Lesley Brill
John Huston's Filmmaking
Cambridge - New York, NY - Melbourne, 1997

Danny Peary
Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present
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John McCarty
The Films of John Huston
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Robert Bookbinder
The Films of the Seventies
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Tony Thomas
The Great Adventure Films
Secaucus, NJ, 1980

Gerald Pratley
The Cinema of John Huston
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1977

The Man Who Would Be King
UK / United States 1975

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Running time:129 minutes
United States

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