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|Directed by||Edward H. Griffith|
|Produced by||Anthony Veiller|
|Written by||Delmer Daves|
|Based on||story by Paul Hervey Fox|
|Starring||Douglas Fairbanks Jr. |
|Music by||Friedrich Hollaender|
|Edited by||Eda Warren|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|June 14, 1940|
Millionaire Baron de Courland arrives in West Africa in order to hunt for big game. He is accompanied by his girlfriend, Linda Stewart.
De Courland hires Jim Logan to be his guide. During the safari, Linda falls for Jim, causing De Courland to be jealous.
- Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as Jim Logan
- Madeleine Carroll as Linda Stewart
- Tullio Carminati as Baron de Courtland
- Muriel Angelus as Fay Thorne
- Lynne Overman as Jock McPhail
- Frederick Vogeding as Captain on Yacht
- Clinton Rosemondas as Mike
- Thomas Louden as Doctor Phillips
- Fred Godoy as Steward
- Jack Carr as Wemba
- Billy Gilbert as Mondehare
- Hans von Morhart as Head Quartermaster
- Darby Jones as Admiral
- Henry Rowland as Steersman
Paramount bought the story in May 1938. In May 1939 they announced Madeline Griffth would star under the direction of Edward Griffith. Her co-star was going to be Joel McCrea who had just signed a two-year contract with Paramount. Another lead role was given to Whitney Bourne who Paramount were grooming for stardom.
Second unit footage was shot in Africa.
- Cameron p.117-18
- "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: New York Times". May 20, 1939. p. 16.
- "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Carole Lombard Selected by Selznick for the Lead Role in 'Flashing Stream' JOEL M'CREA IN 'SAFARI' To Co-Star With Madeleine Carroll". New York Times. May 31, 1939. p. 30.
- Schallert, Edwin (June 3, 1939). "DRAMA: Whitney Bourne to Be Groomed for Stardom". Los Angeles Times. p. A9.
- Schallert, Edwin (July 8, 1939). "Preston Foster Lead in Sweepstakes Expose: Muni's Son Selected Swing King in Movies Nancy Kelly Assigned Meredith Reappears Stand-in Turns Author". Los Angeles Times. p. A7.
- "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD". New York Times. Aug 30, 1939. p. 22.
- Scheuer, Philip K. (Sep 16, 1939). "DRAMA: Mary Pickford Will Produce Gish Story". Los Angeles Times. p. 24.
- Scheuer, Philip K. (Sep 7, 1939). "SCREEN: Priscilla Lane Earns Stardom in 'Episode'". Los Angeles Times. p. 13.
- Kenneth M. Cameron. Africa on Film: Beyond Black and White. Continuum, 1994.
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