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Panther Girl of the Kongo (1955)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  3 January 1955 (USA)
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Jean Evans of an international wildlife foundation has made herself at home in Africa as the elephant-riding, vine-swinging, miniskirted 'Panther Girl.' On safari to film animals, Jean ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Phyllis Coates ...
Jean Evans, Panther Girl
Myron Healey ...
Larry Sanders
Arthur Space ...
Dr. Morgan
John Daheim ...
Cass (as John Day)
Mike Ragan ...
Rand
...
Tembo
Roy Glenn ...
Chief Danka
Archie Savage ...
Ituri
Ramsay Hill ...
Comm. Stanton
Naaman Brown ...
Orto
Dan Ferniel ...
Ebu
James Logan ...
Const. Harris
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Jean Evans of an international wildlife foundation has made herself at home in Africa as the elephant-riding, vine-swinging, miniskirted 'Panther Girl.' On safari to film animals, Jean encounters something really wild; a giant crayfish monster (created by greedy scientist Morgan who, with his henchmen, hopes to scare everyone out of the district, then secretly mine diamonds). Jungle perils aplenty stand between Jean (an active, competent heroine) and her hunter friend Larry and their goal of tracing the 'claw monster' to its source. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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monster | wildlife | scientist | safari | peril | See more »

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MAN-MADE MONSTERS TERRIFY THE JUNGLE as a mad scientist prepares to unleash a new fury on the world! (original poster) See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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3 January 1955 (USA)  »

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Panther Woman of the Kongo  »

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$172,793 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Chapter Titles: 1. The Claw Monster 2. Jungle Ambush 3. The Killer Beast 4. Sands of Doom 5. Test of Terror 6. High Peril 7. Double Trap 8. Crater of Flame 9. River of Death 10.Blasted Evidence 11.Double Danger 12.House of Doom See more »

Goofs

In the lead in to this chapter play Phyllis Coates mentions Mato Grosso (which is a state in Brazil.) Since this picture takes place in "Africa" this is definitely an error in geography. See more »

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Featured in Firesign Theatre Presents 'Hot Shorts' (1983) See more »

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Typical old-time Saturday matinee stuff
22 September 2001 | by (Warwick, Pa.) – See all my reviews

I remember this serial from the Saturday double features at our neighborhood theatre. This was one of my favorites since it featured a woman (gorgeous Class-A actress Phyllis Coates)who could kick butt pre-Tomb Raider. I don't mean with fancy weapons and stuff - I mean who could handle a high-powered rifle, wrestle and knock out a a man twice her size, and even square-off face-to-face with a lion, armed with only a knife and a lion's headdress.(!) For its time it was pretty good. My kids got a kick out of the storyline - giant crawdads invading Africa! The Panther Girl (who is actually dressed in a leopard suit) must get to the bottom of this and stop it (with the help of Class-Z ham Myron Healey). If you're up for something corny but fun in its own way, then get this serial. Oh, for a laugh or two, check out the scene when the natives are gathered and are about to set safari after seeing the giant crawdads in action and getting the stew scared out of them. One of the actors is off-cue and is staring at someone on the crew and laughing, then gets back into character after the scene has started with everyone else looking scared, but you have to look quickly. It's worth a look - even the kids might get a laugh or two. Nothing offensive whatsoever.


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