The Mark of the Hawk

The Mark of the Hawk

Director: Michael Audley, Gilbert Gunn Cast: Eartha Kitt, Sidney Poitier

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Overview

Filmed on location in Africa, Mark of the Hawk stars Sidney Poitier as a London-educated African who returns to his homeland to take a political post. Poitier's brother Clinton Macklin is in charge of a rebel organization, determine to topple the white-dominated government. Poitier must choose between seeking out racial equality through peaceful means, or casting his lot with Macklin: it is (at least in this film) a struggle of Right against Right. Eartha Kitt is top-billed, but her role is decidedly secondary to Poitier's. Released in Britain as Accused, Mark of the Hawk has been retitled Shaka Zulu on video, though it should not be confused with the 1985 TV miniseries of the same name.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827767427
Original Release: 1957
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 32,626

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eartha Kitt Renee
Sidney Poitier Oban
Juano Hernandez Amugu
John McIntire Craig
Helen Horton Barbara
Marne Maitland Sandar Lal
Gerard Heinz Governor General
Earl Cameron Prosecutor
Ewen Solon Inspector
Lockwood West Magistrate
Francis Matthews Overholt
Bill Nagy Fred
Harold Siddons 1st Officer
Frederick Treves 2nd Officer
Lionel Ngakane African Doctor
Andy Ho Chinese Officer
John A. Tinn Chinese Soldier
Mike Vickers Ben
Patrick Allen Gregory
David Groh Ming Too

Technical Credits
Michael Audley Director
Gilbert Gunn Director
Erwin Hillier Cinematographer
Edward B. Jarvis Editor
Louis Levy Musical Direction/Supervision
Mátyás Seiber Score Composer
Terence Verity Art Director

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