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Daktari (adventure, starring Marshall Thompson)

    (CBS Primetime, 1966 - 1969;
     CBS Saturdays, 1970s morning re-runs)

    [This family series was a jungle adventure about a veterinarian
     and conservationist played by Marshall Thompson (the Swahili
     word for Doctor was "Daktari"); filmed in Los Angeles area
     park reserve "Africa, U.S.A." established by Ivan Tors who
     had produced the motion picture "Clarence, The Cross-Eyed
     Lion" in 1965 from which this series was derived, Daktari
     aired first on prime time, but had a healthy re-run life
     during the 1970s on Saturday Mornings; 

     the TV series "Daktari" had no connection to "Hatari", a 1962
     jungle animal movie starring John Wayne, scored by Henry Mancini 
     which yielded the "Baby Elephant Walk"]


Theme 1 (1966 - 1967): "Daktari Theme (Main and End)"

     Composer: Henry Vars (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc. 
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:

     Recording:


Theme 2 (1967 - 1969 & Re-runs): "Daktari (Main and End) "

    [above is title in the ASCAP 2001 database; title variation
     aka: "Daktari Main & End Title";
     aka: "Daktari PM"]

     Composer: Shelley Manne (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc. 
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:

     Recording:


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