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The African Lion (1955)

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The Milotte's spend three years in Africa filming a lion.

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The Milotte's spend three years in Africa filming a lion.

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Out of the heart of Africa now comes natures greatest drama... Three years of waiting, watching, stalking... in the shadow of the brooding Kilimanjaro, and on the wide expanses of the Serengeti Plains... to capture on film the drama, the entertainment, the excitement of the animal kingdom... an intimate close-up of Africa never before seen! See more »


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Wonderful documentary
11 April 2014 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I saw this documentary in 1960 at age 11 and never forgot it. It was very well done. It is wonderful. I watched with my father who is gone for 28 years. I was so impressed with the beauty of the species that spent collecting everything I could about animals. The scenes are beautifully shot and encourage children to like and, of course, preserve animal life. Fantastic, wonderful. Just the initial presentation of the documentary to paint the map of Africa and its different regions, it is a lesson in Geography.In the following years despite developments in technology not seen documentaries that level which makes it even more valuable. It is an example of a job well done.Unfortunate not copy for sale there.


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