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Gene and Frog head for South Africa where Gene's brother Tex has found diamonds. Arriving they find Tex missing. Heading into the jungle, they are captured by a local tribe. Frog's magic gets Gene's release and Gene finds Tex. But Tex is a prisoner and Gene quickly finds himself a prisoner also. Written by
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Here's a cablegram for you, Gene. I reckon it came from your brother in South Africa.
Yeah, it's from Tex all right, fellas. Listen to this! "Dear Gene, Barkley and I discovered a rich diamond mine in the Valley of Superstition. Stop. Need horses badly, but impossible to buy. Stop. Bring at once as many as you can round up. Stop. We can auction off those not needed at big profit. Cable your plans immediately care of John Cardigan - Dunbar, South Africa."
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Gene delivers horses to a diamond mine in, where else, but darkest Africa.
The only thing I can figure is that some careless studio secretary got the pages of an Autry western mixed up with a Tarzan script. How else to explain the lunacy of our cowboy heroes meeting up with an "ooga-booga" tribe of witch-doctors in darkest Africa. Somehow, it's weirdly entertaining since you don't know what sort of craziness comes nextgorillas, lions, or flame- throwers. There're a number of good bits even if the premise is wacko some tuneful songs, the charming Cabin Kids, plus Burnette and Hodgins doing their amusing bits, including a crash-bang finale. I'm just wondering how many ticket-buyers in 1936 left the theater wondering if their maps had gotten Texas all wrong. Oh well, like the movie or not, it sure isn't your typical matinée fare.
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