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Living Free (1972)

When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.

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Cast

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Geoffrey Keen ...
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Game Warden Weaver
Peter Lukoye ...
Shane De Louvre ...
Makedde (as Shane De Louvres in opening credits)
Robert Beaumont ...
Billy Collins
Nobby Noble ...
Bank Manager
Charles Hayes ...
Allaudin Qureshi ...
Bank Clerk (as Aludin Quershi)
Jean Hayes ...
Mrs. Herbert Baker
Elsa ...
Herself
Jespah ...
Himself
Gopa ...
Herself
Little Elsa ...
Herself
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When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.

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The further adventures of BORN FREE'S ELSA and her three cubs. See more »


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15 April 1972 (Japan)  »

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Drei Strolche in der Wildnis  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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1.85 : 1
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Geoffrey Keen (John Kendall) was the only actor to reprise his role from Born Free (1966). See more »

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from "Born Free" originally composed by John Barry
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Easy going young lion adventure
11 June 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Engaging family tale picks up where "Born Free" left off with conservationist Joy Adamson (here played by the gregarious Susan Hampshire) and her loyal husband George (Davenport replacing Bill Travers from the original) attempting to locate the mischievous trio of now orphaned lion cubs as they embark on a perilous journey through the East African savanna.

The storyline is essentially subservient to the landscape, following the cubs' trials and tribulations as they scamper about in search of easy meals, practice hunting (with amusement) and narrowly avoid danger. Davenport and Hampshire don't execute the rapport of Virginia McKenna & Travers in the first picture, although given the latter were husband and wife, that could be forgiven.

More a colourful faunalogue with which to showcase the rugged terrain and wild game of East Africa than a drama or human adventure, it's well-meaning and suitable for children even if doesn't emphasise the conservation message that prevailed in the original.


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