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Release Date:
29 April 1945 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Hidden City Of Women . . . Forbidden To Men !
Plot:
A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women... See more » | Add synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
Actors Who’ve Played the Same Character the Most Times
 (From Cinelinx. 12 May 2014, 10:16 PM, PDT)

Johnny Sheffield obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 27 October 2010, 11:01 AM, PDT)

Tarzan Actress Joyce Dies
 (From WENN. 23 July 2009, 9:01 AM, PDT)

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Brenda Joyce's Debut as Jane in Top-Notch RKO Entry... See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Henry Stephenson ... Sir Guy Henderson, the Archeologist
Maria Ouspenskaya ... Amazon Queen (as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)

Barton MacLane ... Ballister (as Barton Maclane)
Donald Douglas ... Anders (as Don Douglas)
Steven Geray ... Brenner
J.M. Kerrigan ... Splivens
Shirley O'Hara ... Athena
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frederic Brunn ... LaTour (uncredited)
Frank Darien ... Dinghy Skipper (uncredited)
Margery Fife ... Amazon Woman (uncredited)
Christine Forsyth ... Amazon (uncredited)
Margery Marston ... Amazon Woman #1 (uncredited)
Lionel Royce ... Basov (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kurt Neumann 
 
Writing credits
Edgar Rice Burroughs (characters)

John Jacoby  and
Marjorie L. Pfaelzer 

Produced by
Sol Lesser .... producer
Kurt Neumann .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout 
 
Film Editing by
Robert O. Crandall  (as Robert Crandall)
 
Production Design by
Phil Paradise 
 
Art Direction by
Walter Koessler 
 
Makeup Department
Norbert A. Myles .... makeup artist (as Norbert Miles)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott R. Beal .... assistant director
 
Art Department
James Altwies .... interiors (as James E. Altwies)
 
Sound Department
Jean L. Speak .... sound technician
 
Stunts
Babe DeFreest .... stunt double: Shirley O'Hara (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fleet Southcott .... second camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Earl Moser .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Paul Sawtell .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Bob Larson .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Amazons" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
76 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Finland:K-10 (1955) | Finland:S (1947) | Sweden:Btl | USA:Approved (PCA #10464) | West Germany:12 (nf)

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Goofs:
Continuity: After Jane dresses into her jungle attire, she calls down to Tarzan, who races into the tree house after her. She swings to the ground using a vine, then lands on the ground twice.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Brenda Joyce's Debut as Jane in Top-Notch RKO Entry..., 10 November 2006
Author: Ben Burgraff (cariart) from Las Vegas, Nevada

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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