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John Wayne commissioned commemorative coffee mugs for Hatari (1962).  Wayne’s mugs sometimes show up on ebay.

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Howard Hawks filming Hatari (1962) in Tanzania, Africa, far away from meddlesome Hollywood producers.    Gerard Blaine is in the black t-shirt, and that’s probably Michele GIrardot to the left of Hawks.

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Red Buttons and Elsa Martinelli in an original publicity still for Hatari (1962)

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original publicity still for Hatari (1962), filmed in Tanzania, Africa from Nov 1960 to May 61.

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foreign poster for Hatari (1962)

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Hatari (1962) poster for newspaper ads

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foreign lobby card for Hatari (1962).

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foreign lobby card for Hatari (1962)

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foreign title card for Hatari (1962)

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foreign lobby card for Hatari (1962)

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foreign posters for Hatari (1962)

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sheet music for Hatari (1962).  Baby Elephant Walk was the popular tune from the movie.

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foreign lobby card for Hatari (1962)

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foreign poster for Hatari (1962)

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Hatari premiered Jun 19, 1962.  It was Howard Hawks’ 42nd film, and the first time in his career, he had back to back blockbusters, after the tremendous commercial success of jis previous film Rio Bravo in 1959.