C ertainly one of the wildest, most original, and most instinctive movie stars turned auteurs in the Hollywood annals, Cornel Wilde made procedurals of uncivilized survival, in a visual syntax that ranges from comic-strip splat to outright gut punch. In fact, had Fuller been a little less postmod hard-boiled and a little more dog-eat-dog athletic, he might have arrived at something as pulse-panicky, as pure and cruel and infernal, as The Naked Prey. It also has the least dialogue of any Hollywood movie since Modern Times and yet was nominated for a best original screenplay Oscar. Indeed, the thrust of the film is Darwinian in its brutality, from the tribal executions which include covering a safari hand in mud and then cooking him ceramic-hard over a fire to the parade of veld atrocities—it was surely the first film in which we saw a tribesman casually step out of the carcass of a butchered elephant with an armful of innards and hang them over a campfire to dry. Here is the dry-eyed corrective to the darkest-Africa safari romance, the spear-fight-and-starvation bones beneath the chest-pounding adventure saga. Born in Hungary, Wilde himself began as a man-of-action athlete, belonging to, but never competing with, the U.
The Naked Prey is a American adventure film  written and directed by Cornel Wilde , who also stars in the leading role. Set in the South African veldt , the film's plot centers around a safari guide trying to survive in the harsh environment all the while trying to avoid death at the hands of vengeful African natives. The story is loosely based on the experiences of American explorer John Colter.
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