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Safari (1940)

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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, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jim Logan
Madeleine Carroll ...
Linda Stewart
Tullio Carminati ...
Baron de Courtland
Muriel Angelus ...
Fay Thorne
Lynne Overman ...
Jock McPhail
Frederick Vogeding ...
Captain on Yacht
Clinton Rosemond ...
Mike
Thomas Louden ...
Dr. Phillips
Fred Godoy ...
Steward
Jack Carr ...
Wemba (as Jack V. Carr)
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Mondehare
Hans von Morhart ...
Head Quartermaster
Darby Jones ...
'Admiral', a Native
Henry Rowland ...
Steersman
George Melford ...
Trader
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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 <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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baron | jungle | safari | hunting | guest | See more »

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It's a Safari of Love! Burning sands . . . burning lips! It's night-time on the glamorous Nile! See more »


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14 June 1940 (USA)  »

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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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A famous lady pilot was in this movie
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Beryl Markham, a prolific lady bush pilot of the 1930's was invited to be in this movie playing herself, flying the sorties used. Her father trained horses in Africa, where she learned the adventurous life. Beryl soloed in a Gypsy Moth aircraft in 1931. She became an intrepid pilot, loved flying in the African bush, and hence a natural to participate in "Safari", doing what she did in real life. In the 1930's she developed her own method of flying her aircraft over game lands, spotting the location of elephants and other game, then over the safari hunters to direct them to the game. Around 1936, she flew the Atlantic solo from England to Nova Scotia. This feat likely put her in the limelight that led her to Safari. Her Atlantic fight is a later chapter in her autobiography "West With The Night" (1942). A later critical biography on Beryl Markham, "Straight on Till Morning" was written by Mary Lovell (1987).

"Safari" was Beryl's only movie.

I wish I knew where I could get to see this 'Safari', or obtain a copy VHS or CD.


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