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The Man Who Would be King


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Starring Sean Connery Michael Caine
1880s: tired of life as disreputable conmen, Dravot and Camehan - former British Army sergeants who have remained in India - plan to venture beyond the north-west frontier into Kurfuristan. There, as the first Europeans since Alexander the Great, they aim to find fame and fortune by setting themselves up as kings in John Huston's superb adaptation of the story by Rudyard Kipling.
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Director: John Huston
From the story by: Rudyard Kipling
Daniel Dravot: Sean Connery
Peachy Carnekan: Michael Came
Rudyard Kipling: Christopher Plummer
Billy Fish: Saeed Jaffrey
Kafu-Selim: Karroum Ben Bouih
District Commissoner: Jack May
Ootah: Doghmi Larh
Roxanne: Shakira Caine
Gkulam: Albert Moses
Sikh soldier: Kimat Singh
Sikh soldier: Gurmuks Singh
Dancer: Yvonne Ocampo
Dancer: Nadia Atbib
Officer: Graham Acres

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The Man Who Would be King

BBC Two England, 30 December 1990 21.45

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