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The African Lion(Movie, 1955)

1h 15min | Genres: Documentary, Kids & Family
The African LionRating: 4.2/5 (with 4 votes)
The African Lion is a 1955 feature-length Technicolor documentary directed by James Algar. It was released by Walt Disney Productions as part of its True-Life Adventures series. The film, which was shot over a 30-month period in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda, focuses on the life of the lion within the complexity of the African ecosystem. At the 6th Berlin International Film Festival it won the Silver Bear (Documentaries) award. It was released on DVD in 2006 as part of the Walt Disney Legacy Collection. It can be found on the third volume of the True-Life Adventures series where it has been fully restored. ()
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Awards & Nominations for The African Lion

National Board of Review: Top Ten Films

About The African Lion

Part of Disney's True-Life Adventures series, this film focuses on the lives of lions in Africa.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 4 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Hungarian (HU), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/14/1955
Narrator: Winston Hibler
Director: James Algar
Producer: Walt Disney
Executive Producer: Erwin Verity, Ben Sharpsteen
Film Editor: Norman Palmer
Director of Photography: Alfred Milotte, Elma Milotte
Composer: Paul Smith
Keywords: lion

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