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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Logan
Baron de Courtland
Fay Thorne
Jock McPhail
Frederick Vogeding ...
Captain on Yacht
Clinton Rosemond ...
Thomas Louden ...
Dr. Phillips
Fred Godoy ...
Jack Carr ...
Wemba (as Jack V. Carr)
Hans von Morhart ...
Head Quartermaster
Darby Jones ...
'Admiral', a Native
Henry Rowland ...
George Melford ...


Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart employ Jim Logan as a guide for their hunting trip in the jungle. Linda finds unplanned adventure in her sudden love for Jim, ultimately forsaking her future with the Baron for the joys of true love. Written by Ed Stephan <>

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Release Date:

14 June 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida é uma Aventura  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. See more »

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Bwana Fairbanks
17 September 2016 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. didn't think much of Safari as a film, describing it as a routine action programmer in his memoir Salad Days. He did however like the Hollywood karma of getting Madeline Carroll finally after losing her to Ronald Colman in The Prisoner Of Zenda.

Safari is one of those pale imitation films of some better jungle films and Fairbanks himself is a cut rate Hemingwayesque action figure who coincidentally fought in the Spanish Civil War. Carroll in fact lost her fiancé in the same war, but now she's accompanying titled no account count Tullio Carminati on Safari. Carminati is looking to make her his trophy countess and he's a man to the manor born and used to getting his way.

Mentioning the politics her makes me wonder why that aspect of Safari was not further developed. Had it been Safari would have been a better film.

Also the natives weren't exactly treated with any respect. Fairbanks refers to the native bearers by the names of Snow White's 7 Dwarfs I guess so he and the other whites don't have to remember their given African names. It certainly doesn't play well today.

And even in all that tropic heat Madeline Carroll's porcelain blond beauty shines.

I'd skip Safari unless you're a big fan of the stars.

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