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The African Lion (1955)

Approved | | Family, Documentary | 14 September 1955 (USA)
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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Ageless and haunting chronicle
25 May 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Disney documentary is one superb piece of work! Chronicles wildlife in Africa, centering on the King of the Beasts but also includes fascinating glimpses of rhinos, hippos, vultures, and even locusts(whose swarm is vividly captured). Three years in the making, film is an excellent primer for curious children, also terrifically entertaining for the adults.


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