Caxambu (1968)

Genres - Adventure  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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We pity the poor historian who has to catalog all the films of ubiquitous leading man John Ireland. Just when such a list seems to be complete, along comes an obscurity like Caxambu. Lensed on location in the Amazon, the film casts Ireland as a member of a diamond hijacking gang. Once they've escaped into the forest, the thieves must contend with headhunters. Audience exposure to Caxambu was largely confined to drive-ins and Late Late Shows.

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airplane, barnstorming, opal, accident, air-disaster, Amazon, headhunter [recruiter], hijacker, jungle, smuggling, survivor