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The Search for the Nile (1971– )

TV Mini-series | 60 min | Adventure, Drama

The Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century. The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession.See moreThe Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century. The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession. Written by Cleo See less
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Updated Sep 22, 1971

Release date (First episode)
Jan 25, 1972 (United States)

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Kenneth Haigh
Sir Richard F. Burton Sir Richard F. Burton   See fewer
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James Mason
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John Quentin
John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke   See fewer
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Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Isabel Arundell / Isabel Burton Isabel Arundell / Isabel Burton   See fewer
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Andre Van Gyseghem
Sir Roderick Murchison Sir Roderick Murchison   See fewer
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Seth Adagala
Bombay Bombay   See fewer
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Michael Gough
David Livingstone David Livingstone   See fewer
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Ian McCulloch
Capt. James Grant Capt. James Grant   See fewer
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Keith Buckley
Henry Morton Stanley Henry Morton Stanley   See fewer
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David Firth
Lawrence Oliphant Lawrence Oliphant   See fewer
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Salim Mohamed
Sheik Snay Sheik Snay   See fewer
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Elizabeth Proud
Blanche Arundell Blanche Arundell   See fewer
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Norman Rossington
Samuel Baker Samuel Baker   See fewer
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Catherine Schell
Florence Baker Florence Baker   See fewer
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David Aston
John Kirk John Kirk   See fewer
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Kenneth Benda
Sir Henry Rawlinson Sir Henry Rawlinson   See fewer
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Claire Benjamin
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Dorothy Black
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David Field
Frank Pocock Frank Pocock   See fewer
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Brian Gear
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Doran Godwin
Louisa Segrave Louisa Segrave   See fewer
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Lenny Juma
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Gordon Bennett Gordon Bennett   See fewer
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8.9 / 10 | 93 votes