The African Queen, the center portion of which was built by Colin Turnbull. Movie still from The African Queen courtesy of James W. Hendricks and the National Film Archive, London, Romulus Films Ltd/Horizon Management, Inc., The African Queen, Copyright 1951. Copyright renewed 1979, and the estate of Sam Spiegel.

When they arrived at Spiegel's camp with the damaged, dented boiler, Colin and Newton were contrite; to their surprise, Spiegel said, "Actually, it's a nice touch."

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