- Gordon Scott (I) got along well with the natives involved in the movie. A Masai warrior nicknamed him "Mtu Ule Na Panda Miti Minegu" (Warrior Who Climbs Tall Trees).
- On the set, Scott won a bet by capturing and riding a wild giraffe for five minutes.
- A 500 pound lion with whom Scott had worked for over a month tore open his leg (32 stitches).
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