When a missionary's daughter, Julie Anderson Carroll Baker , rescues him, Joe agrees to convince the natives to leave before a dam floods their village. Yes, the villain traps himself in his own fire, but the other difficulties along the journey are also quite real. The reason this movie is guaranteed to put a smile on your face is because of the elephant. Sloppy second-biller certainly doesn't provide much in the way of an acting showcase, though Mitchum and Carroll Baker manage a comfortable repartee. Despite the mistrust of Ubi Raymond St. Joe Moses Robert Mitchum is thrown into a river by Africans he's attempting to swindle. A scam artist is forced to pose as a miracle worker in this adventure tale with comic touches.
The government in the person of Ian Bannen is prepared to use more forceful methods. Le film a été présenté dans le cinéma en. An item that is used but still in very good condition. Jacques as the villain, fine veteran Alexander Knox, Reginald Beckwith and Orlando Martins as the village's chief. Robert Mitchum shines in a rare comedic role, and even though Carroll Baker isn't the most believable missionary's daughter in the world, it's cute to see her in the middle of a love triangle between Bob and her fiancé, Ian Bannen. The 16-page booklet includes informative sleeve notes by Frank K. The video game instructions and box are included.
Hoping to amuse the people who helped save his life, Joe performs a few sleight-of-hand tricks for the natives and sets a bush on fire. Tossed into the river for his troubles, Joe floats downstream, where he's eventually rescued by Julie Anderson more. We do that on occasion, as we did last month when we watched. And also Mitchum spent a lot of time with an elephant named Emily in the film and Emily almost got fired until they discovered she was a lesbian elephant. Bob makes friends with a local elephant and he rides atop her in several scenes-how adorable is that? Soon they believe that Joe is the Moses that they've heard about from the Holy Bible, and that he's come to lead the people of the village to safety.
Jacques , the witch doctor's U. No damage to the jewel case or item cover, no scuffs, scratches, cracks, or holes. Anderson , whose daughter is engaged to Robert, the bureaucrat. Along comes into everyone's lives comes Joe Moses as played by Robert Mitchum. He's already proved he should have been Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire; so the next step is to show off his con-man skills. Director Ronald Neame achieved a quite dusty and atmospheric look that is kept remarkably consistent throughout the film's length. Of course like the earlier Moses, this one could not go to the Promised Land either.
To say the ending makes no sense at all is a reasonable complaint. The 4 is probably a bit generous!! Trying to win the tribe over with a magic show, Joe sets a bush on fire to convince them he is the Old Testament's Moses. If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info filmaffinity. He earns a Movie Churches rating of Four Steeples. The mid-1960s was the period when Carroll Baker was making her abortive attempt to become the new sex goddess of Hollywood in a series of salacious melodramas for producer Joseph E. An entire village of African folk has to be relocated from one place to another; the excuse is a dam being built that will flood their land.
In Mister Moses, Robert Mitchum shows audiences that he could have easily played the title role in Elmer Gantry. Injured and unconscious, he floats downstream and winds up at another settlement which is due to be moved en bloc because of a new dam scheme. The cover art and liner notes are included. Our preference is to see films in the most optimal of conditions. DeWald and information on the recording by producer Fitzpatrick. Starring: Robert Mitchum, Carroll Baker, Ian Bannen, Alexander Knox, Raymond St. Synopsis A scam artist is forced to pose as a miracle worker in this adventure tale with comic touches.
And he takes his job seriously, and they follow him. Release Date: Not Yet Rated 1 hr 53 min Plot Summary Joe Moses Robert Mitchum is thrown into a river by Africans he's attempting to swindle. This is a lighthearted attempt at making a modern-day story of Moses with Mitchum as the star. Cependant, si le contenu informatif sur ce site affecte en aucune façon vos droits, veuillez s'il vous plaît. He's got a problem though Bannen is also courting Carroll Baker who is Knox's daughter and the village nurse. Strangest of all is the ending, however, where for no understandable reason whatsoever, the girl runs off with him.
There are no reviews or comments yet. When a missionary's daughter, Julie Anderson Carroll Baker , rescues him, Joe agrees to convince the natives to leave before a dam floods their village. We work with the version of Mister Moses we have which is also the version available to you. But the tribe who has absorbed the literal biblical truth of the Holy Scripture has decided that he is their Moses and they'll follow Mitchum and only Mitchum to their promised land. Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Jacques , a native who was educated in the U. Joe Moses Robert Mitchum is thrown into a river by Africans he's attempting to swindle. Trying to win the tribe over with a magic show, Joe sets a bush on fire to convince them he is the Old Testament's Moses.
Joe's not so sure that he's the right man for the job, but when Julie hears of Joe's criminal past, she gives him the option of helping to save the villages, or being turned in to the police. He's a snake oil salesman in Kenya, and after he gets tossed out of one village, he washes ashore by another. He's got the most interesting part in Mister Moses and really scores in his performance. Robert asked to speak to the chief, but Rev. When he undertakes to lead the natives to safety a new dam will soon drown their village , her initial dislike of him turns to romance. He's an American con man, phony doctor, and sometime diamond smuggler operating in Africa. Mitchum plays Joe Moses, a carnival trader in Africa and an easy-going cynic, who is chased out of one village at the beginning of the movie.
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