Flicks in Five: Meryl Streep, 'Out of Africa'

by Lynne Warfel
July 22, 2014

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'Out of Africa' features an original score by John Barry. (© 1985 MCA Records.)

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Meryl Streep is widely considered to be the greatest living actress. She has garnered more Academy Award nominations than any other, although Katherine Hepburn has won more Oscars.

This week on Flicks in Five, Lynne Warfel looks at Out of Africa, for which Streep won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Vitally, Out of Africa also won an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Score, thanks to composer John Barry.

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