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An Elephant Called Slowly


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The first in a season of animal films for the family
Today starring
Virginia McKenna
Bill Travers
Ginny and Bill are invited to exchange the cold of the English winter for the Kenya sun. While there they enjoy a series of unexpected encounters with a trio of amiable elephants.
This charming film, shot largely on location in Kenya, comes from the makers of Born Free and Ring of Bright Water.
The lions: Boy, Girl and Ugas The elephants:
Eleanor, Kadengi and Pole Pole
Written and produced by BILL TRAVERS and JAMES HILL Directed by JAMES HILL 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Unknown: Bill Travers
Produced By: Bill Travers
Unknown: James Hill
Directed By: James Hill
Ginny: Virginia McKenna
Bill: Bill Travers
George Adamson: George Adamson
Mr Mophagee: Vinay Inambar
Henry, the chauffeur: Joab Collins
Mutiso, warden: Ali Twaha

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