The Year of the wildebeeste

United States, 1975

Film
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An extraordinary documentary of a herd on one million wildebeests on their annual epic two thousand mile migration in Kenya in search of grain and water during the dry summer months. Immense herd of antelope, zebra, giraffe and buffalo accompany them. Narrator: James Mason.

Credits

producer/director

Alan Root

production company

ANGLIA

Language

English

Duration

00:54:10:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30711

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal migration

Animals & Wildlife → Wild animals

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kenya

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Places → Kenya

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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