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Born Free (1966)

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Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lioness can return to a free life.
Genres Family, Adventure
Director James H. Hill
Starring Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye View More
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Movie Summary

Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lioness can return to a free life.
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Movie Details

Genres Family, Adventure
Director James H. Hill
Starring Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye, Omar Chambati, Bill Godden, Robert Cheetham, Robert Young, Brian Epsom
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1966
VUDU Release Date 10/23/2008
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 95 minutes
Language English
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