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    Trader Horn (MGM, 1931). Insert (14" X 36").
    Aloysius "Trader" Horn (Harry Carey) and his companion Peru (Duncan Renaldo) travel through Africa, where they meet Mrs. Edith Trent (Olive Golden, Carey's wife) who is in-country searching for her daughter. After Mrs. Trent is killed, Horn and Peru continue the search, eventually finding the girl, Nina (Edwina Booth), who has become the cruel and sadistic "White Goddess," ruler of a savage tribe. This was a landmark production for MGM, as it was the first non-documentary movie to be shot on location in Africa. During filming, a native boy was killed by a charging rhino. The mishap - one of many that plagued the filmmakers - was captured on film, and the footage can be seen in the movie. Director W.S. Van Dyke would later go on to direct the first Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan film, while Booth contracted a serious infection in Africa and retired from films barely a year later. There is a small tear in the left border, a hole and gouge in the lower left image, small creases, and surface wear with some soiling. Rolled, Fine+.


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