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Winton1Jarquice WintonMeredith StantonENGL 1311June 22, 2020A review of King Solomon MinesKing Solomon Minesis an adventurous movie that explores Africa, culture, and the identity ofthe Africans. The main characters of the film are Allan, Elizabeth, her brother, and Africans thatact as supporting characters. In the movie, Allan escorts Elizabeth in search of Sir Henry, herhusband. Even though reluctantly, Allan accepts the fee that is offered by Elizabeth ascompensation for his services of escorting them to Solomon Mines. Allan asks one of the nativesto guide them through the region; he later turns out to be the legitimate king of Watusi (Lee). Asthe events unfold in the movie, Allan and Elizabeth find out that Sir Henry is dead, and uponlocating the mythical King Solomon Mines, they that he died. The reason for reviewing thismovie, however, is the changes in the western filmic representation of Africa, its culture, and theidentity of the Africans.The plotof King SolomonMines is underpinned by the adventure and exploration ofAfrica. As depicted in the film, the main characters: Elizabeth Curtis, Allan, John, and the nativeaides of Allan, set out on a journey to search for the mythical King Solomon Mines. Along the

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