The Macomber Affair Poster

Release Date: 1947

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Francis Macomber (Robert Preston) and his wife, Margaret (Joan Bennett), hire experienced hunter Robert Wilson (Gregory Peck) as their guide on a safari through Kenya. After embarking on the trip, Margaret becomes quickly and openly attracted to Robert. The safari guide refuses her advances, but the situation causes tension between husband and wife. When Margaret shoots Francis, it's up to a jury to decide whether she meant to kill her spouse or the stampeding buffalo behind him.

Cast: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny, Jean Gillie, Carl Harbord, Earl Smith, Frederick Worlock

Director: Zoltan Korda

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Benedict Bogeaus Production

Keywords: Wife, Madcap, Temptation, Suspenseful, Love triangle, Tense, Rivalry, Husband, Marriage, 1940s