A Truly Forgotten Classic: “THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS” (1996)

Going To Be Watching This One With The Besties At My Next Opportunity. We’ve Been Watching Documentaries About The World’s Most Dangerous Animals (etc etc etc) And They Discussed The Lions From This Story! So, Why Not Give It Its Due. 😉
-B.

"You Jivin' Me, Turkey?"

MICHAEL DOUGLAS and VAL KILMER

…Star In…

THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS

(1996)

I Was, Again, One Of The Few Peeps Out There Whom Actually DID See This Flick During Its Theatrical Run.

Having Already Been To The Field Museum In Chicago A Few Times…

…I Had Already Seen The Lions That Were Portrayed In This Film.

Knowing I’d Already Witnessed A Piece Of History…

…Simply Made This Flick SO MUCH THE BETTER For Me.

The Story Unfolds In Africa, Circa 1896.

Val Kilmer

…Has Been Hired To Build A Railway-Bridge…

…But There’s A Problem.

There Are TWO HUGE MAN-EATING LIONS On The Loose.

And…

…There’s Another Problem.

The Lions Are NOT Hunting For Food…

…But For THE SPORT OF KILLING!

The Locals Believe There’s A Curse On The Land…

…And No Trap Set Thus Far Has Had Any Luck Snaring Said Lions.

So…

…The Owner…

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