Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (1988)
3h 12min · Drama · 15 May 1988
The singular life of Beryl Markham - renowned aviatrix, author and adventurer - is depicted. Raised by her father in colonial East Africa, Beryl hunted with the Maasai, bred thoroughbred horses, romanced Denys Finch-Hatton and defied constraining social rules. Based upon her own memoir 'West With the Night'.
- Written by
Dawn M. Barclift
Director(s): Tony RichardsonCast: Stefanie Powers, Claire Bloom, Peter Bowles