R | | Adventure, Drama, History
The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
During the closing credits actor Rod Woodruff is billed as playing a fencer but his role in fact is missing from the final film.
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.