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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ...See full summary »
The movie features the famous African explorer character of Dr. Livingstone (Dr. David Livingstone), who is well-known for being referenced in the famous quotation "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?", and who is portrayed in the picture by actor Bernard Hill.
Arab chief in Cairo:
In this wilderness you will find only Allah's terrible whimsy.
Isabel asks Burton to sign her copy of "A System of Bayonet Exercise" and hands him a very substantial book. This writing of Burton's was a 36-page pamphlet.
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