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Elephant Boy

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The unusual amalgam of documentary maven [[Performer~P89937~Robert Flaherty~robertflaherty]] and pure-entertainment producer [[Performer~P97896~Zoltan Korda~zoltankorda]] resulted in the 1937 money-spinner Elephant Boy. In his screen debut, eleven-year-old Indian-born [[Performer~P62514~Sabu~sabu]] plays the title character, a mahout named Toomai. When his father is killed by a tiger, Toomal is left alone and unprotected and not long afterward loses his beloved elephant to a sadistic "driver." Stealing...more

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