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Albert Schweitzer (1957)

This biographical drama/part-time documentary, narrative written by Dr. Albert Schweitzer and spoken by Fredric March, traces the life of Dr. Schweitzer (with actors playing the characters)... See full summary »

Director:

Jerome Hill

Writer:

Thomas Bruce Morgan (narration)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Burgess Meredith ... Narrator (voice)
Fredric March ... Albert Schweitzer (voice)
Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer ... Himself
Helene Schweitzer Helene Schweitzer ... Herself
Zizi Zizi ... Herself, Albert Schweitzer's 20 year old cat
Tristan Tristan ... Himself, white pelican
Percival Percival ... Himself, white pelican
Lohengrin Lohengrin ... Himself, white pelican
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This biographical drama/part-time documentary, narrative written by Dr. Albert Schweitzer and spoken by Fredric March, traces the life of Dr. Schweitzer (with actors playing the characters), from his birth in France up to about the age of 30 when he makes the decision to go to French Equatorial Africa and build his jungle hospital. The latter half of the film encompasses a full day in the hospital-village following the 80s-plus Samaritan in his daily rounds. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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USA | France

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

22 November 1957 (West Germany) See more »

Filming Locations:

France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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