A millionaire, goes to Africa on a hunting expedition to shoot a male lion. Being terminally ill he hires a doctor to keep him alive.

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Elmo de Witt

Writers:

Wilbur Smith (screenplay), Sangiro (book)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jack Hawkins ... Ryk Mannering
Dawid van der Walt Dawid van der Walt ... David Lang
Karen Spies Karen Spies ... Doctor
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A millionaire, goes to Africa on a hunting expedition to shoot a male lion. Being terminally ill he hires a doctor to keep him alive.

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He had to kill this one lion. All the others just got in the way.


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Country:

South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 1972 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

A Última Caça See more »

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Kavalier Films See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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In a tragic incident, the sound man on this production, James Chapman, was mauled to death by a lion on set. See more »

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