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Author Hartley, Jean

Title Africa's Big Five and Other Wildlife Filmmakers : a Centenary of Wildlife Filming in Kenya
Published Oxford : Twaweza Communications, 2010


Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; My Early Years; The Beginning of Viewfinders, 1988; What exactly does a wildlife fixer do?; Our Ancient Past; The Start of Wildlife Filming, 1909; Cherry Kearton, Carl Akeley, Pop Binks, William Boyce, George Lawrence; Paul Rainey (1877-1923), J.C. Hemment, Buffalo Jones; Charles Cottar (1874-1940); Paul J. Hoefler; Martin and Osa Johnson; Trader Horn; The Queeny Expedition (1949-50); Armand and Michaela Denis; Al and Elma Milotte; Born Free (film and television series), Joy and George Adamson
Thomas Carr HartleyAfrica's Big Five; Des Bartlett: the father of them all; Bob Campbell; Hugo van Lawick; Simon Trevor; Alan Root; Other Special People; Joan Root; The Television Era; Lions; Bibliography; Appendix; Chronology of Wildlife Filmmaking in East Africa; Index; Back Cover
Summary Jean Hartley, born in Kenya, is acknowledged as being the first to legitimise ìfixingî for wildlife film crews. Over the last 25 years, she has worked on over a thousand films, the vast majority being about wildlife and nature. She features five of the great film makers who all started their careers in Kenya in the1950s, legends whom she is proud to call personal friends. Watching all of their films, and many more, she became fascinated by the history of film making in Kenya and determined to find out when it all started. In this insightful book, she traces the roots of wildlife film back a hu
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Subject Animal films -- Africa -- History
Wildlife cinematographers -- Africa -- Biography
Wildlife cinematography -- Africa -- History
Animal films
Wildlife cinematographers
Wildlife cinematography
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789966151049