The African Elephant (1971)


Simon Trevor follows an elephant from almost the moment of its birth through the seasons as it grows and learns, and its herd experiences good times and draught. It ends with Ahmed of Marsabit, the fabulous tusker who was the only Kenyan elephant ever to be protected by Presidential Decree. Lovingly and exquisitely photographed.

Director: Simon Trevor.
Stars: David Wayne (narrator).

1972 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best English-Language Foreign Film.
1972 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Original Song – Motion Picture (Laurence Rosenthal/Alan Bergman/Marilyn Bergman).


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