Born Free

(1966)

Overview

At a national park in Kenya, English game warden George Adamson and his wife, Joy, care for three orphaned lion cubs. After the two larger lions are shipped off to a zoo in the Netherlands, the smallest of the three, Elsa, stays with the couple. When Elsa is blamed for causing an elephant stampede in the nearby village, head warden John Kendall demands the young lion either be trained to survive in the wilds of the Serengeti or be sent to a zoo.

  1. Joy Adamson

    Author

  2. James Hill

    Director

  3. Lester Cole

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Virginia McKenna

    Joy Adamson

  2. Bill Travers

    Bill Travers

    George Adamson

  3. Geoffrey Keen

    Geoffrey Keen

    Kendall

  4. Peter Lukoye

    Nuru

  5. Omar Chambati

    Makkede

Full Cast & Crew

Born Free
Born Free

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 22, 1966
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

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