David Livingstone (film)

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For the 1925 film, see Livingstone (film).
David Livingstone
Directed by James A. FitzPatrick
Produced by James A. Fitzpatrick
Written by W.K. Williamson
Starring Percy Marmont
Marian Spencer
James Carew
Pamela Stanley
Music by Gideon Fagan
Cinematography Hone Glendinning
Distributed by MGM
Release dates
November 1936
Running time
71 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

David Livingstone is a 1936 British historical adventure film directed by James A. FitzPatrick and starring Percy Marmont, Marian Spencer and James Carew. It portrays the expedition of the British explorer David Livingstone to Africa to discover the source of the Nile, his disappearance, and the expedition to find him led by Stanley. [1] The film was made at Shepperton Studios for distribution by MGM.[2]

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  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/182774
  2. ^ Wood p.89


  • Harper, Sue. Picturing the Past: The Rise and Fall of the British Costume Film. British Film Institute, 1994.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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