Trader Horn

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Trader Horn ★★½ 1931

Early talkie was the first Hollywood picture to be filmed in Africa. Carey and Renaldo are traders who tangle with a native tribe while searching for the longlost daughter of a missionary, who turns out to be a tribal goddess. Based on a novel by Alfred Aloysius Horn and Ethelreda Lewis. Boring remake in 1973. 105m/B VHS . Harry Carey Sr., Duncan Renaldo, Edwina Booth, Sir C. Aubrey Smith, Mutia Omoolu, Olive Carey; D: Woodbridge S. Van Dyke; W: Cyril Hume, Richard Schayer, Dale Van Every, John Thomas “Jack” Neville; C: Clyde De Vinna.