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Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | July 1958 (USA)
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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Rickie Sorensen ...
Tartu, Tarzan's Adopted Son
Jil Jarmyn ...
Ann Sturdy
James Edwards ...
Futa
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Dr. Sturdy
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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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July 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzán lucha por su vida  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gordon Scott was nearly killed by the 18.5-foot python with which he was wrestling in this movie. It took six men to pull the snake off him. See more »

Goofs

Jane is first shown at the tree home in a two-piece leather outfit with a couple-inch strip of bare midriff showing, and seconds later is wearing a one-piece outfit when Tarzan arrives. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: If you do not let me go, young chief will die.
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Follows Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953) See more »

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Tarzan and the Medicine Men
28 September 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – 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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