Movie Poster Rhodes of Africa Cecil Rhodes Diamond Mining Colonisation. Original vintage movie poster for a biography film Rhodes of Africa / Rhodes l'Africain, directed by Berthold Viertel and Geoffrey Barkas, starring Walter Huston as Cecil John Rhodes, the poster features an illustration of Rhodes, indigenous African tribal people with drums, spears, and shields, and the title set over the outline of the African continent. The film tells the biographical story of Cecil Rhodes, a British diamond mining magnate and politician, who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony 1890-1896. Printed by Cine-Studio Brussels, Belgium. Good condition, folds, paper losses, pinholes, minor staining, backed on linen. Country of issue: Belgium, designer: Unknown, size (cm): 84x62, year of printing: 1930s.