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Encyclopedia > Stanley and Livingstone
Stanley and Livingstone
Directed by Henry King
Otto Brower
Starring Spencer Tracy
Nancy Kelly
Richard Greene
Release date(s) 1939
Running time 101 min.
Country Flag of United States United States
Language English
IMDb profile

Stanley and Livingstone is a 1939 movie about reporter Henry M. Stanley's quest for Dr. David Livingstone, a missionary presumed lost in Africa. Spencer Tracy played Stanley, Cedric Hardwicke portrayed Livingstone, and other cast members included Nancy Kelly, Walter Brennan, Charles Coburn, Richard Greene, and Henry Hull. Based loosely upon a true story, the famous line when Stanley finally finds Livingstone, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume," an enduring catchphrase, was delivered very quietly on screen by Tracy. Henry King (* 24th January 1886 in Christiansburg, Virginia; † 29th June 1982 in Toluca Lake, California) was an American film director. ... Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress, born in Lowell, Massachusetts. ... Richard Marius Joseph Greene (25 August 1918 in Plymouth - 1 June 1985 in Norfolk) - some sources list his birthdate as 1914 - was a noted English movie and television actor. ... // Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history (see below: 1939 in film#Films released in 1939, for a list with over 20 classics). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... // Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history (see below: 1939 in film#Films released in 1939, for a list with over 20 classics). ... Sir Henry Morton Stanley, also known in the Congo as Bula Matari (Breaker of Rocks or, alternatively, Sledge Hammer) , born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 – May 10, 1904), was a journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone. ... David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 4 May 1873) was a Scottish Presbyterian pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in central Africa. ... Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (February 19, 1893 - August 6, 1964) was a British actor. ... Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress, born in Lowell, Massachusetts. ... Walter Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was a three time Academy Award winning American actor. ... Charles Douville Coburn (June 17, 1877 – August 30, 1961) was an American film and theater actor. ... Richard Marius Joseph Greene (25 August 1918 in Plymouth - 1 June 1985 in Norfolk) - some sources list his birthdate as 1914 - was a noted English movie and television actor. ... Henry Hull (1890-1977) was an intense American character actor with a unique voice, most noted for playing the first screen werewolf in Universal Picturess classic Werewolf of London (1935). ...


Cast

Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress, born in Lowell, Massachusetts. ... Richard Marius Joseph Greene (25 August 1918 in Plymouth - 1 June 1985 in Norfolk) - some sources list his birthdate as 1914 - was a noted English movie and television actor. ... Walter Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was a three time Academy Award winning American actor. ... Charles Douville Coburn (June 17, 1877 – August 30, 1961) was an American film and theater actor. ... Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (February 19, 1893 - August 6, 1964) was a British actor. ... Henry Hull (1890-1977) was an intense American character actor with a unique voice, most noted for playing the first screen werewolf in Universal Picturess classic Werewolf of London (1935). ... Henry Travers (March 5, 1874 – October 18, 1965), born Travers Heagerty, was a British-born actor. ... Miles Mander (May 14, 1888–February 8, 1946), born Lionel Henry Mander (and sometimes credited as Luther Miles), was a well-known and versatile English character actor of the early Hollywood cinema, also a film director and producer, and a playwright and novelist. ...

External link

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David L. Livingston, 92, banker and yachtsman - The Boston Globe (637 words)
Livingston was born in 1913 on the island of Maui, Hawaii, where his father, Stanley, had moved to teach in 1902.
Livingston was president of St. Elmo's, a fraternal society, and rowed on the Yale crew team for two years.
Livingston leaves four daughters, Ann Gregg of Dover, Susan of Marblehead, Julia of Cambridge, and Tricia Aldrich of Nahant; three sons, John of St. Helena, Calif., Dave of Wellesley, and Dunbar of Nahant; a brother, Stanley of Bristol, R.I.; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
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