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Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)

 |  Action, Adventure  |  July 1958 (USA)
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Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior. There are kidnappings, a race ... See full summary »

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Tartu, Tarzan's Adopted Son
Jil Jarmyn ...
Ann Sturdy
James Edwards ...
Futa
Carl Benton Reid ...
Dr. Sturdy
Harry Lauter ...
Dr. Ken Warwick
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Ramo
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Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior. There are kidnappings, a race against time for serum, capture of Tarzan, the struggle of modern medicine against magic, etc. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Tarzans Kampf ums Leben  »

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During African location filming with Miki Carter for this mostly studio bound film, Gordon Scott got along well with some natives involved in the movie. A Masai warrior nicknamed him "Mtu Ule Na Panda Mitu Minegu" (Warrior Who Climbs Tall Trees). See more »

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Ramo: Why not take heart of Tarzan instead of warm heart of lion?
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Follows Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) See more »

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Tarzan and the Medicine Men
28 September 2011 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

The cast assembled for the proposed "Tarzan" TV series is here, and in color - unlike "Tarzan's Fight for Life", which was apparently cobbled together from a few episodes. Both released in 1958, "Tarzan's Fight for Life" should be considered chronologically before "Tarzan's Fight for Life" as the cast from the feature film was considered attractive and capable enough for the television series. Benefiting from vibrant color photography are muscular jungle king Gordon Scott (as Tarzan), leggy mate Eve Brent (as Jane), and their "Boy" Rickie Sorenson (as Tartu). A hospital has opened in the area, but some African natives regard it with trepidation...

**** Tarzan's Fight for Life (8/15/58) Bruce Humberstone ~ Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen, James Edwards


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