Majuba: Heuwel van Duiwe
Set during the first Anglo-Boer War 1880-1881, the film details the events leading up to this final battle ending in one of the most humiliating defeats for Britain in history.
The film released in 1968 by Killarney Film Studios.
Directed by David Millin, produced by Hyman Kirstein (executive producer), and with writing credits due to David Millin (screenplay) and Stuart Cloete (novel). Music by Bob Adams and Joe Kentridge, cinematography by John Brown (director of photography) and Dudley Paterson, film editing by Alastair Henderson. Production design by Roy Taylor, art direction by Clarence Wilson and costume design by Ruth St. Moritz. Make-up by William Bell (key make-up artist), Derrick Bosch and John Dercksen (make-up artists), and John Roman (hair stylist). Production Management by Roscoe C. Behrmann (in charge of production), second unit director or assistant director Ivo Pellegrini (first assistant director). Art department credits due to Josh du Toit (property master), Jack Futter, Tony Martens and William van Reenen (set construction). Sound department credits due to Bill Asher and Mac Errington (sound editors), Edward Howes and Sidney Knowles (sound) and Peter Jones (sound assistant)
The cast includes Roland Robinson ("Dirk van der Berg"), Reinet Maasdorp ("Lena du Toit"), Patrick Mynhardt ("Rolf du Toit"), Siegfried Mynhardt ("Philippus du Toit"), Anna Neethling-Pohl ("Katryn du Toit"), Morné Coetzer ("Louis du Toit"), James White ("Boetie van der Berg"), Tromp Terre'blanche ("Groot Dirk van der Berg"), Virgo du Plessis ("Tante Johanna van der Berg"), Thandi Brewer ("Klein Johanna"), Francis Coertze ("Tante Martha"), Petrina Fry ("Mrs. Brenner"), Eric Cordell ("Mr. Brenner"), Kerry Jordan ("Col. Philip Anstruther"), Pieter Hauptfleisch ("Commandant Frans Joubert"), June Neethling ("Stephanie"), Morrison Gampu ("Reuter"), Hugh Rouse ("Lieutenant - Doornkloof"), Anthony James ("Maj. Gen. Sir George Pomeroy Colley"), Ian Yule ("Deserter"), George Jackson ("Deserter (Thomas)"), Peter Tobin ("Col. Stewart"), Willie van Rensburg ("Commandant Smit"), Lance Lockhart-Ross ("Maj. Fraser"), Lourens Schultz ("Commandant General Piet Joubert"), Esmé Euvrard ("Spotter"), Adrian Steed ("Thomas Carter, war correspondent") and Elizabeth Hamilton ("Edith Colley").
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