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Don't be misled. There could be a thousand cannibals beneath those fronds and you wouldn't see one. It was among these very trees that the unfortunate Frenchman Maison was murdered in 1845.
[picks up a piece of cheese]
He was captured by the cannibals of the region and tied to the foot of a giant cocoa palm.
[begins cutting the cheese]
Then the savage chief cut him slowly, limb from limb, and then literally tore the half-severed head from the body. Maison was only 26. Cheese?
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Sorry, but this comment from another reviewer is simply wrong. The movie takes place in the Victorian age. I'm sure that the Middle Eastern settings for some of the adventures led that reviewer to believe that this took place in medieval times.
This is a better movie than you might think. It was intended for Saturday matinees and is basically an excuse for adventures on the African continent. Most kids who saw it at the time of its initial release loved it.
If you get a chance to watch it, give it a try.
** out of *****
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