Tribute to George and Joy Adamson, Elsa the Lioness and Born Free!
SYND 11/1/80 FUNERAL OF JOY ADAMSON
1934 Joy Adamson In Hollywood With Her Lions
Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson was a naturalist, artist and author. Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa. Born Free was printed in several languages, and made into an Academy Award-winning movie of the same name. In 1977, she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art.