The Champagne Safari (1995)

The Champagne Safari





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The Champagne Safari was a foolhardy 1,200 mile expedition across Northern Canada backed by millionaire entrepreneur Charles Bedaux. To make the 1934 journey Bedaux brought along five Citroen half-track tanks, 130 pack horses, kegs of champagne and tons of gourmet French cuisine. He also brought along an entire library of books, a crew and Oscar winning cameraman Floyd Crosby. The expedition was a bust and the resulting film footage was lost until 1984 when Canadian filmmaker George Ungar found … More

Rating: R
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: Harold Crooks, John Kramer, Steve Lucas
On DVD: Dec 9, 1997

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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...stale, unimaginative...

Full Review… | February 25, 2006
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Full Review… | June 5, 2002
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Audience Reviews for The Champagne Safari

Very interesting documentary on Charles Bedaux who I was not familiar with before. A unique perspective on a businessman and the decisions he makes based on ego that eventually result in his downfall.

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