Lights, action, Africa!

United States, 1981

Film
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Two of the most famous African wildlife filmmakers, Joan and Alan Root show the excitement and danger involved in filming wild animals. Spitting cobras, galloping herds of animals and nervous hippos all make this film a tribute to the courage and genius of the Roots.

Credits

production company

Survival Anglia Ltd

producer

Alan Root

Duration

00:54:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323739

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Wildlife cinematography

Animals & Wildlife → Wild animals

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Africa

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - Africa

Crafts & Visual Arts → Nature photography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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