Johnny Weissmuller accompanies writer Ellen Martson, archery-expert Bob Prentice and trader Mark Santo to the remote Baku area in Africa, where an ancient civilizations is rumored to have once flourished. The are captured by the pygmy Moon Men who worship the blonde high priestess Oma. Johnny agrees to become her high priest if the others are freed, but they are all condemned to death when Santo is discovered trying to steal the sacred diamonds. Written by
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In an early scene, native Marro is attacked by a band of pygmies in order to drug and capture him. He's struck by a poison dart on an area of his upper chest that was covered directly by his shield. See more »
Maybe not the bottom of the barrel, but it gets close.
No matter what you expect "jungle moon men" to be, you'll likely be disappointed. Your imagination is probably better than that of the filmmakers. Johnny Weissmuller is playing a character named Johnny Weissmuller here, but twenty years as Tarzan and Jungle Jim doesn't seem to have taught him much about acting. At least Jean Byron as an intrepid author and Helene Stanton as some kind of high priestess are both attractive. That gives you a little something worth paying attention to in this dismal flick.
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