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Angel on the Amazon (1948)

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An expedition exploring the Amazon jungle comes across a jungle goddess who lives among the animals and fears none of them--and apparently has found the secret of eternal youth.

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Cast overview:
George Brent ...
Vera Ralston ...
Christine Ridgeway (as Vera Hruba Ralston)
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Anthony Ridgeway
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Dr. Karen Lawrence
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Sebastian Ortega
Alfonso Bedoya ...
Paulo
Gus Schilling ...
Dean Hartley
Richard Crane ...
Johnny MacMahon
Walter Reed ...
Jerry Adams
Ross Elliott ...
Frank Lane
Konstantin Shayne ...
Dr. Jungmeyer
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American Jim Warburton crashes his plane in the Amazon jungle and promptly falls in love with Christine Ridgegway , a mysterious huntress who rescues him and his passengers. Christine determinedly evades Jim's courtship and advances, making Dr. Karen Lawrence suspect she has a tragic reason for fleeing to Rio to escape Jim. Karen and Jim follow her to Rio de Janeiro and, while dining in a restaurant, see a man named Sebastian Ortega greet Christine. She screams, faints and falls into a long illness. Later, Ortega tells Jim that he knew Mrs. Ridgeway, whom he assumes was Christine's mother, when she was honeymooning in the jungle---a couple of decades ago---with her adventurer-husband, Anthony Ridgeway. Although terrified of animals, Mrs. Ridgeway had saved her husband's life when a panther attacked him in the same jungle where Christine was hunting when Jim's airplane crashed. She plunged into hysteria, following the incident, and returned to the United States. Jim thinks this a good ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A Woman Cursed With Eternal Youth! See more »

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1 November 1948 (USA)  »

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| (1954 re-release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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Haunting story that is hard to forget!!
26 December 2001 | by (Nampa, Idaho) – See all my reviews

This is a haunting story about a woman who goes on a safari with her husband, had a traumatic occurrence and ceases to age and all the problems that occur as a result. Wish I could find this film to see again!!


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