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Roughest Africa (1923)

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Two explorers travel to Africa to capture and photograph various wildlife.

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Two African Explorers, Stanislaus Laurello and Hans Downe, travel round Africa, from Los Angeles to Hollywood, trying to capture and photograph animals, but have more encounters than they had hoped for. Some animals encountered are bears, emu's, an elephant and a family of lions. Written by Paul L

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L'Afrique nous barbe  »

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Not quite as rough as Africa
27 November 2000 | by (Wales, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is an enjoyable silent, starring Stan Laurel. There is plenty of silent comedy, with the animals, but the scene with the elephant getting shot, may be disturbing nowadays. This is Stan's best solo silent comedy I have seen.


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