Glimpses of Big game hunting in Africa during Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy expedition in 1927
Kenya Africa Date:1927 Duration:59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Film opens showing George Eastman and Osa Johnson with a native guide in Africa. Olsa is looking through binoculars and pointing at something. She passes the binoculars to Eastman, who also looks. Next a male lion is seen racing through deep grassland toward the camera. As he gets quite close he is shot and falls. Views of Eastman and Osa Johnson examining the fallen lion while surrounded by seated native tribesmen with with spears and shields. The tribesmen rhythmically raise and lower their spears in unison. A rhinoceros is also seen shot down as it charges. The hunting party stands around the fallen animal.
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