Cinema: Safari in Color

Millions of U.S. hobbyists like to make their own movies, but none carries the hobby as far as Edgar M.(for Monsanto*) Queeny, 53, board chairman of the $221 million Monsanto Chemical Co. In his spare time as an amateur photographer, Queeny spent nine years making 100,000 hard-to-get still shots of wild duck, finally put the best into a 1946 volume called Prairie Wings. Two years ago, with the same perfectionist's zeal, he set about making sound movies of African native and animal life.

For four months Queeny traveled through Africa on an 8,000-mile safari,...

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