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Ivory Hunter (1951)

Where No Vultures Fly (original title)
A true story about an Englishman working as a game warden in Kenya who is disgusted by the ongoing destruction of African wildlife, and decides to create a national park to protect them. He... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Watt

Writers:

W.P. Lipscomb (screenplay), Ralph Smart (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anthony Steel ... Bob Payton
Dinah Sheridan ... Mary Payton
Harold Warrender Harold Warrender ... Mannering
Meredith Edwards ... Gwyl Davis
William Simons ... Tim Payton
Orlando Martins ... M'Kwongwi
Phillip Birkinshaw Phillip Birkinshaw ... District Commissioner
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A true story about an Englishman working as a game warden in Kenya who is disgusted by the ongoing destruction of African wildlife, and decides to create a national park to protect them. He acquires more than 1000 square miles of land, but he finds himself up against ivory poachers and local tribesmen in their employ. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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An adventure story of savage Africa. See more »

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Drama | Adventure

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ivory Hunter See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A gem
18 April 2003 | by VernCSee all my reviews

Tight story well told. Features one of the first rhino versus truck on film. Unglamorous presentation of foundation of early game reserves in Africa.

Identity of the villain will be no surprise.


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