Born Free

  • 1966
  • 1 HR 35 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

A heartwarming true story with an African locale, BORN FREE has a pseudo-documentary style. It tells the story of Joy Adamson (Virginia McKenna) and her husband, George (Bill Travers), a game warden in Kenya, who adopt a slain lioness' cubs. One of the cubs, Elsa, is raised to adulthood and becomes a primary fixture in the couple's life. But soon they are...read more

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(Movie Clip) Perfect Little Angels
Narration by Joy Adamson (Virginia McKenna) continues as the time to ship the lion cubs approaches and head warden Kendall (Geoffrey Keen) visits the (more…)
(Movie Clip) Formula Seventeen
Much maternal bonding as Joy Adamson (Virginia McKenna) and game-warden husband George (Bill Travers) struggle to feed their three orphaned lion cubs, (more…)
Born Free trailer
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they've raised becomes too big to keep in Born Free (1966).
(Movie Clip) Opening, Theme
Opening title sequence featuring the instrumental version of John Barry's theme song from Born Free, 1966, Columbia's hit wildlife drama based on the (more…)

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