Cinema: Livestock in Trade

Africa—Texas Style! A herd of elephants pads its way up the green hills of Africa. A horde of eland tries to out run the pursuing cowboy. Cowboy?

Producer-Director Ivan Tors, who with such TV series as Flipper and Daktari has made animals his livestock in trade (TIME, June 16), combines two supposedly potent ingredients into one wide-screen epic: The Dark Continent and the Wild West. In Africa, the world's champeen rodeo rider (Hugh O'Brian) and his Navaho sidekick come to Kenya to round up a bunch of wild beasts for an altruistic rancher (John Mills). Object: to create a meat source for...

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