African Holiday (1937)

Approved | | Documentary | 9 May 1938 (UK)
In their living room, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pearson tell their friend, the Major, that they are planning an expedition to Africa. They tell the Major that they are going to try and photograph ... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
Harry C. Pearson Harry C. Pearson ... Narrator (uncredited)
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In their living room, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pearson tell their friend, the Major, that they are planning an expedition to Africa. They tell the Major that they are going to try and photograph many African rarities, including scarce animals and strange native tribes. After packing, the Pearsons travel by boat to England, where they board an Imperial Airways plane to Nairobi, in the British colony of Kenya. In Nairobi, they assemble their expedition force and head into the wild game country of the Serenageti Plains in the Tanganyika Territory. Once in the game country, the Pearsons find and shoot many different types of wild game, including lions, zebras, antelopes and cheetahs. Moving to Mwanza, the Pearsons observe the natives celebrating the retirement of the British governor. Next, the Pearsons head toward the land of the Masai, the most vicious tribe in Africa. In a Masai village, they watch three young boys go through a manhood ritual which includes the drinking of blood and the ...

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Re-titled 'Jungle Adventure', this film's earliest documented USA telecast took place in Cincinnati Sunday 14 November 1948 on WLW-T (Channel 4). See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1938 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Jungle Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

Democratic Republic Of Congo See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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