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Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »
The filmmakers and screenwriters worked diligently to ensure that they kept the script as close to Ernest Hemingway's source material as possible. Aside from Production Code-mandated changes, little was changed from Hemingway's story. The only major alterations were the flashback-style structure of the film and Robert Wilson's American (rather than British) nationality.
When Margaret and Robert start out on their safari driving across the country, in close shots they are shown looking out the right side of their truck at wildlife, but the shots of the animals they are presumably viewing are taken out the left side of a moving vehicle.
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