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79 Ratings

Elephant Boy

United Kingdom, 1937
Drama, Adventure, Family


Elephant Boy served as the breakthrough showcase for the thirteen-year-old Sabu, whose beaming performance as a young mahout leading the British on an expedition made him a major international star.

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Elephant Boy Directed by Robert J. Flaherty, Zoltán Korda

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1937 | 2 wins including: Best Director

National Board of Review

1937 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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