The Roots of Heaven
The Roots of Heaven (1958)

In this film, Trevor Howard plays an idealist who has gone into Africa in hopes of saving the elephants from extinction. At first regarded as a crank, Howard demonstrates his seriousness and dedication. As Howard's crusade gains… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 15, 1958
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Sean Axmaker
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...a different kind of African wildlife adventure: the heroes are early eco-warriors, animals rights activists who take on both private elephant poachers and government indifference...

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