David Livingstone (film)

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]

David Livingstone
Directed byJames A. FitzPatrick
Produced byJames A. Fitzpatrick
Written byW.K. Williamson
StarringPercy Marmont
Marian Spencer
James Carew
Pamela Stanley
Music byGideon Fagan
CinematographyHone Glendinning
Distributed byMGM
Release date
November 1936
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Main cast



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