People, Dec. 6, 1976

Actress Britt Ekland sometimes travels in fast company. On location in Rhodesia for a film titled Slavers, Rock Singer Rod Stewart's lady recently showed up on the set with a pair of borrowed cheetahs. "They're incredibly tame," she says. "If they see prey, they go down on all fours in a stalking motion. You just say, 'Heel, cheetahs,' and they go back to normal." Swedish-born Britt is equally sanguine about the political troubles of racially torn Rhodesia. "It's one of the happiest countries in Africa," she coos. "We haven't heard a single shot or seen one terrorist." O.K., Britt. But don't...

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