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Jungle Woman (1944)

Approved | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 1 June 1944 (USA)
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form ... See full summary »

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(as Reginald LeBorg)

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(story), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Dr. Carl Fletcher
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Joan Fletcher
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Fred Mason
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Bob Whitney (as Richard Davis)
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Miss Gray - Nurse
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Dr. Meredith
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Willie (as Edward M. Hyans Jr.)
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Joe - Fingerprint Man (as Richard Powers)
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Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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SUITABLE ONLY FOR ADULTS (1944 Australian poster) See more »


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1 June 1944 (USA)  »

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A Rainha das Selvas  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Contains footage of 1943's Captive Wild Woman that introduced the ape-woman. Retells that story through court proceeding flashbacks. See more »

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[first lines]
Coroner: Dr. Fletcher, as long as you have elected to take the stand at this inquest, I again urge you to give us more information regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of the deceased. You are being of no help to us by your continued silence.
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They bungled this "Jungle"!!
15 January 2002 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

Considering this is from Universal Studios in the 1940's, I expected a bit more from this film. Not much going for it, even if it was one of those campy monster films. I admit that I liked the interiors of the hospital--what a hallway--that thing was a wide as highway!! And I liked the staircase also--lol. This film is not scary or anything, so I can't figure out why they even made it in the first place.


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