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White Witch Doctor (1953)

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96 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

In 1907, a nurse arrives in the Belgian Congo to work for a missionary doctor but meets a grumpy animal hunter who secretly plans to search for gold in the dangerous Bakuba tribal region.
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Ivan Goff (screenplay) | Ben Roberts (screenplay) | Louise A. Stinetorf (based on novel by)
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$2,020,000
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Release date
Jul 1, 1953 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Susan Hayward
Ellen Burton Ellen Burton   See fewer
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Robert Mitchum
John 'Lonni' Douglas John 'Lonni' Douglas   See fewer
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Walter Slezak
Huysman Huysman   See fewer
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Mashood Ajala
Jacques Jacques   See fewer
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Elzie Emanuel
Kapuka Kapuka   See fewer
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Timothy Carey
Jarrett Jarrett   See fewer
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Otis Greene
Bakuba boy Bakuba boy   See fewer
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Nnaemeka Akosa
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo C. Aldridge-Milas
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Myrtle Anderson
Aganza (uncredited) Aganza (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ansara
De Gama (uncredited) De Gama (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anyaogu
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Brown
Bakuba King (uncredited) Bakuba King (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Polliman Brown
Councilman (uncredited) Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Naaman Brown
Witch Doctor (uncredited) Witch Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Gemora
Gorilla (uncredited) Gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Granger
Paal (uncredited) Paal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Harris
Chief's Wife (uncredited) Chief's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Hastings
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John Iboko
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Elechukwu Njakar
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chukemeka Okeke
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floyd Shackelford
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Thompson
Witch Doctor (uncredited) Witch Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gabriel Ukaegbu
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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A.E. Ukonu
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Lillian West
Doctor Mary (uncredited) Doctor Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 517 votes