The Ghost and the Darkness

Visible crew/equipment: When the plan to kill the lion is set with the old hospital, as they do a shot of the outside of the hospital, you can see what appears to be a crew member coming out of the tent in the front of the shot. (01:03:35)

Factual error: The actual Tsavo lions responsible for the killings had no manes - see for yourself; they are on display at the Field Museum in Chicago. [The filmmakers employed artistic license in using maned lions. They were also certain to include -- at the very end of the movie -- footage of the real Tsavo maneaters, as they appear in the Field Museum.]

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John Patterson: Darling... you know how God invented liquor so the Irish wouldn't rule the world. Well, I think he may have invented being stubborn so we can be the best at something.

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Trivia: Col Patterson's employer, Dr Beaumont, played by Tom Wilkinson, was actually eaten by a lion while visiting Africa.

Allister Cooper, 2011
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