Elephant Boy Reviews

May 5, 2020
...as in all Flaherty films, the camera becomes so intimate as to reveal the very soul of the subject. If elephants have souls, they're in that film.
October 3, 2019
Oone of those rare pictures that are made to please everybody, and actually succeed in doing it.
February 22, 2017
Those who know Flaherty's previous work will not be disappointed in his work in this film and the film must be seen for it in spite of the additions and contortions.
June 21, 2008
Robert Flaherty's craftsmanship shows in one of his best Hollywood features.
February 26, 2008
Robert Flaherty joined forces with Zoltan Korda to produce the terrific adventure film, based upon a Rudyard Kipling tale.
February 26, 2008
Although it has not aged well, there is still a great deal of merit to the story, the style and the stars, and any young person cannot fail to love it.
March 25, 2006
The film moves leisurely, but with rare charm and visual interest.
January 26, 2006
Fiction and documentary footage rub shoulders uneasily, but the latter (shot by Flaherty in India) is vividly watchable.
July 3, 2005
January 1, 2005
Dated, but an interesting time capsule.
May 24, 2003
The shots of breathtaking scenery, the animals and Sabu's unaffected performance combine to make this unmissable.