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"Borneo" Martin and Osa Johnson's Movie


Borneo 1937     75 Minutes     $14.95
This Black and White Morro Films feature was shot by Martin and Osa Johnson between 1935-36. It recounts the 50,000 mile "Flying Safari" the Johnsons undertook as they flew their Sikorsky amphibian airplane (the giraffe-colored plane), the plane was named the "Spirit of Africa" over the remarkable rainforests of British North Borneo (known today as Sabah, Malaysia). This film was the Johnson's "Last Adventure" together as Martin was killed in a commercial plane crash in Burbank, California as he and Osa were in route to Hollywood to provide narration and final edits on this film.