World Safari

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World Safari is a documentary film released in 1977 made from footage of Alby Mangels and John Field's six-year journey around 56 countries and four continents in the 1970s. Includes a motorcycle trip across Australia, living with Buddhist monks, selling life insurance on the side of the road, and getting lost in a two-cylinder DAF van while crossing the Sahara desert.

Originally titled Happy Go Lucky Highway,[1] World Safari has two sequels, World Safari II: The Final Adventure, released 20 December 1984 (Best Family Film of the Year, 1986 Los Angeles Film Festival[2]) and Escape:World Safari III released 26 December 1988.

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  1. ^ Smith, Margaret (10 July 1977). "'Divine Discontent' led to Adventure". The Sydney Morning Herald. p. 69. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Alby Mangels ~ Beyond World Safari". Jo Jo Publishing. 

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