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Director:
Writers:
Edgar Rice Burroughs (characters)
Jerome Gruskin (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 April 1947 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Adventure Crashes To The Screen . . . Romance, Plus! Action, Plus! . . . Amid the Teeming Jungle!
Plot:
A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle... See more » | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
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Actors Who’ve Played the Same Character the Most Times
 (From Cinelinx. 12 May 2014, 10:16 PM, PDT)

Johnny Weissmuller Classics on TCM
 (From Alt Film Guide. 2 August 2012, 11:37 AM, PDT)

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

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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Patricia Morison ... Tanya Rawlins

Barton MacLane ... Paul Weir (as Barton Maclane)
John Warburton ... Carl Marley
Charles Trowbridge ... King Farrod
Ted Hecht ... Prince Ozira
Wallace Scott ... 'Smitty' Smithers
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Georges Renavent ... Man Weighing King (uncredited)
Mickey Simpson ... Monak (uncredited)
Maurice Tauzin ... Prince Suli (uncredited)

Directed by
Kurt Neumann 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Edgar Rice Burroughs  characters
Jerome Gruskin  screenplay (as Jerry Gruskin)
Jerome Gruskin  story (as Jerry Gruskin)
Rowland Leigh  screenplay
Rowland Leigh  story

Produced by
Sol Lesser .... producer
Kurt Neumann .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout 
 
Film Editing by
Merrill G. White  (as Merrill White)
 
Production Design by
Phil Paradise 
 
Art Direction by
McClure Capps 
 
Costume Design by
Harold Clandenning 
 
Makeup Department
Irving Berns .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Clem Beauchamp .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Briskin .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Frank McWhorter .... sound technician
 
Stunts
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
John Sheets .... associate film editor
 
Other crew
Albert Antonucci .... trainer: cheetah (uncredited)
Leslie Charteris .... screenplay constructor (uncredited)
B. Reeves Eason .... director of elephant stampede (uncredited)
Bob Larson .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Huntress" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
72 min | West Germany:80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Johnny Sheffield's last movie as Boy.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The elephants shown in early scenes are Indian elephants, not African.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Johnny's Last Great Adventure, 17 February 2007
Author: davjazzer from United States

Johnny Weissmuller's next-to-last Tarzan is a good adventure and the last outing for Johnny Sheffield as Boy.Young Johnny had grown too big for the part and would soon start playing BOMBA the JUNGLE BOY.Johnny Weissmuller still looks toned and strong but is not in the great condition he showed in the previous year's LEOPARD WOMAN.Brenda Joyce as Jane looks gorgeous as ever and sports a sexy two-piece outfit in some scenes.She was a beautiful girl and was quite underrated as Jane. HUNTRESS doesn't have the intensity and erotica that LEOPARD WOMAN has,but it's still a fun adventure with Johnny keeping busy saving his animal friends from greedy hunters.Patricia Morison as the HUNTRESS ia a lovely antagonist,but nowhere the evil,sexual villainess that Acquanetta was in LEOPARD WOMAN.(Tough act to follow).All in all a nice wrap-up to the Tarzan-Jane-Boy Trio.The next film ,TARZAN and the MERMAIDS was a rather dull and lackluster finale to Johnny's Tarzan career.

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