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Tarzan and the Amazons (1945)

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A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women. He refuses, but Boy is tricked into doing the job. The queen of the women asks Tarzan to... See full summary »

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Brenda Joyce ...
Johnny Sheffield ...
Boy
Henry Stephenson ...
Sir Guy Henderson, the Archeologist
Maria Ouspenskaya ...
Amazon Queen (as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)
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Ballister (as Barton Maclane)
Donald Douglas ...
Anders (as Don Douglas)
Steven Geray ...
Brenner
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Splivens
Shirley O'Hara ...
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A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women. He refuses, but Boy is tricked into doing the job. The queen of the women asks Tarzan to help them. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Hidden City Of Women . . . Forbidden To Men !


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29 April 1945 (USA)  »

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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Amazons  »

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When Athena is struck in the back with the knife, she falls over but manages to survive long enough to strike the gong. The entire time she falls right up until she strikes the gong, no knife is seen in her back, nor is one seen on the ground. See more »

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Brenda Joyce's Debut as Jane in Top-Notch RKO Entry...
10 November 2006 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

TARZAN AND THE AMAZONS is closest in 'style' to the earlier MGM/Johnny Weissmuller 'Tarzan' films (offering a crocodile fight, a 'classic' safari with many more black extras than in any other RKO 'Tarzan' feature of the era, far above-average production values), and is most famous for introducing American Brenda Joyce as the new 'Jane', back from the war. Joyce, 33, blond and wholesomely beautiful, lacked Maureen O'Sullivan's intellectual 'spin' to the role, but worked well with the 41-year-old Weissmuller, while providing a mother figure for 'Boy' Johnny Sheffield that the predominately 'kid' audience could relate to.

With a cast of terrific character actors (including Henry Stephenson, Maria Ouspenskaya, and Barton MacLane), and a plot involving a 'lost' city of women (guaranteed to arouse male hormones), the end result is one of the best-remembered RKO entries, and great fun to watch!


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