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The Lion (1962)

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Young Tina lives with her mother and stepfather on a wildlife reserve in Kenya. While her stepfather believes this is a wonderful environment for her to grow up in, her mother becomes ... See full summary »

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Young Tina lives with her mother and stepfather on a wildlife reserve in Kenya. While her stepfather believes this is a wonderful environment for her to grow up in, her mother becomes increasingly concerned by her behaviour. These concerns are reinforced when it is revealed that her daughter's best friend in the whole world is a fully grown lion. Worried that her daughter may be turning into a savage, she sends for her former husband, Tina's biological father, in the hope that he can take her back to civilization (in this case rural Connecticut). But it seems as though Tina's mother wants something more than a civilized upbringing for her daughter. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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19 August 1962 (UK)  »

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El león  »

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In the wrestling scene with the lion King (a.k.a. Zamba) is really licking Ralph Helfer's face. See more »

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charm of Pamela Franklin
15 August 1999 | by (cape cod) – See all my reviews

This movie has many charms, but foremost is that of Pamela Franklin, an extraordinary young actress who went on to make some interesting movies, but disappeared from the scene many years ago, after making too many horror movies.


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