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Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955)

Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The ... See full summary »

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Charles Fredericks ...
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Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The hunters send the animals across a river where they can be shot, and the natives throw the good doctor and his nurse into a lion pit. Tarzan ape-calls the animals to safety and rescues the medicos. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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16 February 1955 (USA)  »

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Tarzan chez les Soukoulous  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

His starring role as Tarzan was the film debut of Gordon Scott. See more »

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After Tarzan rescues Nurse Hardy and Dr Celliers in the lion pit, he cuts the ropes binding their hands behind them. But in the next scene as Hardy and the doctor stand amidst villagers their hands are still bound behind them. See more »

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Follows Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938) See more »

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Gordon Scott's Debut…RKO's Demise…Better Things to Come
17 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Known Most Notably as the Debut Film for Gordon Scott's Stint as Tarzan, but Also for RKO on the Way Out of the Business and Refusing Any Budget for the Thing, and Scott Meeting and Marrying Vera Miles on the Set.

The Movie has No Jane, No Boy, and Only Cheta Returns to Pal Along with Tarzan as He Once Again Goes Up Against White Hunters Who are on a Safari of Death for Profit. The Hidden Jungle of the Title Refers to an Across the River Sanctuary for the Critters Helped by a Friendly Native Tribe that Exchanges Remedies with a United Nations Doctor.

Jack Elam and His Bad Guys Run Up Against the Natives and Tarzan and the Result is Predictable but Fun. The Series Would Get Better with Gordon Scott Becoming More Articulate and the Stories More Diversified. Glorious Color Became a Tarzan Standard and the Franchise, Once Again, Had Some Critical and Fan Success Following This One.


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