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Joy Adamson (Character)
from Born Free (1966)

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Born Free -- Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lionesscan return to a free life.
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  1. "Psychobitches"
        - Episode #1.3 (2013) TV episode, Played by Julia Davis

  2. To Walk with Lions (1999) Played by Honor Blackman

  3. "Born Free"
        - The Devil Leopard (1974) TV episode, Played by Diana Muldaur
        - The Raiders (1974) TV episode, Played by Diana Muldaur
        - The White Rhino (1974) TV episode, Played by Diana Muldaur
        - Elsa's Odyssey (1974) TV episode, Played by Diana Muldaur
        - The Maneaters of Merti (1974) TV episode, Played by Diana Muldaur
          (8 more)
  4. Living Free (1972) Played by Susan Hampshire

  5. Born Free (1966) Played by Virginia McKenna

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From Born Free (1966)
Joy Adamson: Elsa, Elsa
[Joy cries sitting out on the hood of the truck as they ride in search of the young lioness]
George Adamson: Let's try this.
[2 shots ring out from his gun. George sees Elsa stumbling through the grass, approaching their vehicle]
Joy Adamson: all my nightmares had come true.
[Now Elsa rests in their tent as they argue over her]
George Adamson: ...she can't make it. she can't think. she can't mix with her own kind... She can't do anything the wild animals do to survive. You've done too good a job on her. You've made her tame. It's too late to try to let her go wild now. All we're doing is making her miserable, torturing her. How could you be so cruel?
Joy Adamson: You keep quiet George.
George Adamson: I don't know what goes on in that head of yours anymore... What's wrong with a zoo, anyway?
Joy Adamson: nothing. Except that she won't be free.
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