• Short Summary

    GLAMOROUS FILM ACTRESS URSULA ANDRESS ARRIVED AT DAKAR, CAPITAL OF SENEGAL, ON THURSDAY (28 MARCH) TO JOIN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CAST OF A NEW FILM - "SOUTHERN STAR".

  • Description

    GLAMOROUS FILM ACTRESS URSULA ANDRESS ARRIVED AT DAKAR, CAPITAL OF SENEGAL, ON THURSDAY (28 MARCH) TO JOIN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CAST OF A NEW FILM - "SOUTHERN STAR".

    GERMAN-BORN MISS ANDRESS, WHO GAINED INTERNATIONAL FAME AFTER STARRING WITH SEAN CONNERY IN ONE OF THE EARLY JAMES BOND FILMS, WILL BE APPEARING IN "SOUTHERN STAR" WITH ORSON WELLES, GEORGE SEGAL, IAN HENDRY, MICHAEL CONSTANTIN AND SENEGALESE-BORN JOHNNY SEKKA. APART FROM SOME EARLY SCENES SHOT IN GAMBIA, THE FILM WILL BE MADE ENTIRELY IN SENEGAL.

    THE FILM WILL BE MADE IN TWO VERSIONS - ONE ENGLISH AND THE OTHER FRENCH. BASED ON A NOVEL BY JULES VERNE, THE STORY CONCERNS THE HUNT FOR A HUGE DIAMOND.

    THE PRODUCER OF THE FILM, WHICH WILL BE GIVEN WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION BY COLUMBIA PICTURES, IS ROGER DUCHET WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY MADE DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN SENEGAL.

    MISS ANDRESS, WHO ARRIVED ON AN AIR AFRICA FLIGHT, WAS MET BY M. DUCHET AND A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS. SHE WAS GIVEN A TRADITIONAL WELCOME BY A GROUP OF FOLK DANCERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA41GM42TTDDM29OTCZC5H7XTBY
    Media URN:
    VLVA41GM42TTDDM29OTCZC5H7XTBY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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