White Witch Doctor (1953)

NR 07/01/1953 (US) Adventure 1h 36m
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The story of a woman who followed a dream to the end of the earth ... and found a love that will live to the end of time !


Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?

  1. Henry Hathaway


  2. Louise A. Stinetorf


  3. Ivan Goff


  4. Ben Roberts


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  1. Susan Hayward

    Susan Hayward

    Ellen Burton

  2. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    John 'Lonni' Douglas

  3. Walter Slezak

    Walter Slezak


  4. Timothy Carey

    Timothy Carey


  5. Mashood Ajala


  6. Joseph C. Narcisse


  7. Elzie Emanuel

    Elzie Emanuel


  8. Otis Greene

    Bakuba boy

  9. Everett Brown

    Everett Brown

    Bakuba King (uncredited)

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White Witch Doctor
White Witch Doctor

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Original Language English

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