The Comedians in Africa

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The Comedians in Africa
Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Narrated by Karl Weber
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
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11 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Comedians in Africa is a 1967 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to augment its feature film The Comedians.


This short documentary chronicles the difficulties encountered by the crew and cast while filming The Comedians on location in Africa's Dahomey (since renamed the Republic of Benin). Author Graham Greene and director Peter Glenville appear in the film, as do actors Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov, Georg Stanford Brown, Roscoe Lee Browne, Paul Ford, Lillian Gish, James Earl Jones and Raymond St. Jacques.

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