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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 was made and released about 133 years after the expedition in search for the source of the Nile River in Africa commanded by Sir Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke and depicted in this film had taken place in 1857.
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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