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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

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DANGER on the Dark Continent! See more »

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13 March 1951 (USA)  »

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Tarzan's Mate in Peril  »

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The film was originally shot in color, but more than half of it was ruined on location. It was converted to black and white, the remaining footage winding up in later pictures. See more »

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Follows Tarzan Triumphs (1943) See more »

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Tarzan Shot in Africa
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Lord of the jungle Lex Barker (as Tarzan) battles gunrunner George Macready (as Radijeck) and assorted cohorts. This film seems a little foreign when compared to recent entries in the series. First, more of it was shot in Africa than had become the norm. Additionally, shapely Virginia Huston (as Jane) appears with a much shorter haircut than usual for the character, and her clothing has become a form-flattering white dress. Unfortunately ineligible as Tarzan's mate, the beautifully mixed Dorothy Dandridge plays an African queen. To prevent "Tarzan's Peril" from becoming too serious in tone, a certain chimpanzee gets the last laugh when swallowing a watch gives "Cheeta" musical indigestion.

**** Tarzan's Peril (3/13/51) Byron Haskin ~ Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Dorothy Dandridge


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