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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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George Adamson
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Joy Adamson
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Kendall
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Game Warden Weaver
Peter Lukoye ...
Nuru
Shane De Louvre ...
Makedde
Robert Beaumont ...
Billy Collins
Nobby Noble ...
Bank Manager
Charles Hayes ...
Herbert Baker
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 NEW Adventures of ELSA's Cubs! See more »


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15 April 1972 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

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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Followed by To Walk with Lions (1999) 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 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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