Stanley and Livingstone (1939) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Henry King and Otto Brower and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Kenneth Macgowan.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939, Henry King)on Aug 26, 2008 From The Stop Button
There are some beautiful sequences in Stanley and Livingstone, unfortunately, they’re mostly the second unit work from Africa. These sequences–the endless line of men trekking across great expanses–reveal the landscape and wild life of the continent with fervor. Later on, they̵... Read full article
See all Stanley and Livingstone articles
Otto Brower and Osa Johnson followed Stanley's path through Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda with their crew and returned with 100,000 feet of film for use in the safari sequences.
Neither Spencer Tracy nor Walter Brennan ever actually went to Africa during the making of this film. Stand-ins for both of them were used in the long shots during the safari sequences, and whenever Tracy or Brennan were shown "on safari" in close-up against African scenery, they were acting in front of a rear projection screen.
read more facts about Stanley and Livingstone...