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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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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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Opening credits: Although this Motion Picture is based in a true story, the individuals portrayed other than the main characters have been fictionalised and any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

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Closing credits: This is a true story . . . See more »

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Followed by Born Free: A New Adventure (1996) See more »

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Living Free
By Sol Kaplan and Freddy Douglass
Sung by Julie Budd
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Impressive madness
9 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a grouch some people can be! You could dislike Gone with the Wind if you set your mind to it. Pay no attention to above grouches. If you would like a touching story of a couple in Africa trying to capture and save 3 lion cubs and move them to safety in the Serengetti then you will enjoy this. Very good for children who will love the cubs. How they managed to shoot these scenes I don't know. Nigel Davenport is at least as good as Bill Travers (who was never likely to be mistaken for Laurence Olivier) and Susan Hampshire is way better than Virginia McKenna who was always an insipid blushing English lily at best.

If you like modern Hollywood films then sorry, no rape, gratuitous violence, swearing, sexual perversions or murder. Just a decent movie for decent people. Ho-hum.


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