The Lion Hunt (S)
- Original title
Løvejagten (The Lion Hunt) (S)
- Running time
- 10 min.
Arnold Richard Nielsen
Axel Graatkjaer (B&W)
Adventure | Short Film. Silent Film. Origins of Film. Africa. Hunting
- Løvejagten was a controversial 1907 silent film by Danish producer Ole Olsen and director Viggo Larsen. The short ten-minute movie caused an enormous public protest in Denmark because it depicted the actual shooting of two captive lions.
Two big game hunters are on safari in the jungle with their African guide. They observe zebras, ostrich and a hippopotamus, and catch a small monkey for a pet. During the night they are awakened by a lion which kills a small goat and then the hunters' horse. The hunters shoot the lion as it stands by the water on a beach. They discover another lion and shoot it also. The lions are gutted and skinned. The happy hunters sit and smoke cigarettes afterward.
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