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A lion called Christian

Author: John Rendall; Anthony Bourke
Publisher: [London] : BBC Worldwide ; [Australia] : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anthony 'Ace' Bourke and John Rendall have published an updated bestselling version of their account of how they came to buy Christian the lion from a London department store in the late 60s. They explain how they lived with the lion whilst working in a furniture shop down the King's Road in what was then the tail end of the 60s and how they eventually came to introduce their lion into the wild under the watchful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anthony Bourke; John Rendall; Anthony Bourke; John Rendall
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Rendall; Anthony Bourke
OCLC Number: 436415842
Language Note: In English. English SDH.
Notes: Based on the book by Anthony (Ace) Bourke and John Rendall.
Roadshow: R-B01759-9.
Includes special features: Life at Sophistocat ; the stories behind the photographs ; readings by John and Ace ; reactions to the YouTube sensation.
Credits: Producer/Directors Jackie Osei-Tutu and Suemay Oram.
Performer(s): Narrator Barbara Flynn.
Target Audience: Rated: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: PAL ; Region 4.

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"Anthony 'Ace' Bourke and John Rendall have published an updated bestselling version of their account of how they came to buy Christian the lion from a London department store in the late 60s. They explain how they lived with the lion whilst working in a furniture shop down the King's Road in what was then the tail end of the 60s and how they eventually came to introduce their lion into the wild under the watchful eye of lion expert, George Adamson. This TV special, filmed in 2009, pulls together the amazing story of Christian the lion using up to date interviews with many of those involved in the unique story. It includes the original footage of Christian filmed in both London and Kenya, the reunion between the three and exclusive new footage of a second reunion which was to be the last time the men would see Christian"--Container.

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