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The Man Who Would Be King


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Tonight's Movie Classic stars Sean Connery
Michael Caine
John Huston 's adaptation of a story by Rudyard Kipling is set on the North-West Frontier of India in the 1880s. Two former
British army sergeants, tired of life as disreputable con men, plan to venture into Kurfuristan. There, as the first Europeans since Alexander the Great, they aim to find fame and fortune by setting themselves up as kings. Michael Caine 's wife, Shakira, plays Connery's screen bride.
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 ● FILMS: pages 47-52


Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: John Huston
Story By: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Michael Caine
Daniel Dravot: Sean Connery
Peachy Carnehan: Michael Caine
Rudyard Kipling: Christopher Plummer
Billy Fish: Saeed Jaffrey
Kafu-Selim: Karroum Ben Bouih
District commissioner: Jack May
Ootah: Doghmi Larbi
Roxanne: Shakira Caine
Ghulam: Albert Moses

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The Man Who Would Be King

BBC One London, 20 October 1992 23.10

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