1955 South African Lion hunt

Thanks for sharing!
 
Great video, the last few seconds with the cigand him holding the lion all bandaged up are pretty priceless.
 
Yep a real man had to have a smoke after anything physical!
 
It would be interesting to know the background story on this. It looks like they walked up very close to multiple lions, although the camera may be distorting things. Also, why was this being filmed? That would be pretty unusual for the 1950s.
 
Looked like they waited to shoot until it was charging. Seemed odd they didn't start shooting a little earlier....
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