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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 »
13 February 2007 | Longjohnbob
10 | This is the 19th century story of two Bristish explorers efforts to discover the source of the Nile River which has baffled geographers since Ptolomey.
I love this film though it is not at all historically accurate. Still, it is a wonderful adventure story. In 19th ...
Arab chief in Cairo:
In this wilderness you will find only Allah's terrible whimsy.
Sir Richard Francis Burton is depicted as an Irishman in the film, however he was born in England and would have spoken with an English accent.
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