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Encyclopedia > Born Free

Born Free is a book written by Joy Adamson in the 1960s about an orphaned Kenya.


It was made into a film of the same name in 1966 directed by James Hill, starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers. The song "Born Free" was written by John Barry.


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  • IMDb entry on Born Free (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060182/)

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Born Free is a 1966 motion picture written by Hollywood fllisted writer Lester Cole using the pseudonym "Gerald L.C. Copley." His screenplay was based upon the true-life 1960 international bestselling book written by Joy Adamson about her, her game warden husband, George Adamson, and Elsa, the orphaned cub lioness they raised while living in Kenya.
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The making of the film was a life-changing experience for actors Virginia McKenna and her husband Bill Travers who became animal rights activists and who were instrumental in creating the Born Free Foundation.
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