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Skullduggery (1970)

GP | | Adventure | 6 March 1970 (USA)
The missing-link is found on a safari in New Guinea. Is it human or animal?

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Cast

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Dr. Sybil Greame
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Otto Kreps
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Vancruysen
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Father 'Pop' Dillingham
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Buffington
Pat Suzuki ...
Topazia
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Bruce Spofford
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Eaton
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Attorney General
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Judge Draper
Mort Marshall ...
Dr. Figgins
Michael St. Clair ...
Tee Hee Lawrence
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Smoot
John Kimberley ...
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Storyline

An expedition into the interior of Papua New Guinea comes across a tribe of ape-like people who may or may not be ancestors of early man. However, the influence of modern man is to have devastating effects upon these forgotten people. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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A band of adventurers matches raw courage against the terrors of the New Guinea jungle...to bring back the creature that has haunted science for centuries! See more »

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Adventure

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6 March 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abenteuer in Neuguinea  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Saul David created and named the character of Berle Tanen in honor of then-MCA executives Berle Adams and Ned Tanen. See more »

Quotes

Douglas Temple: Sybil, I'm going to tell you something I've never told a woman before; your fly is open!
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Connections

Version of Zoo ou L'assassin philanthrope (1977) See more »

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very good film that seems misunderstood by the audiences of today
24 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As another person has commented, this movie deals with some very important social and very HUMAN issues and should be viewed for what it is, not what you wish it would have been.

If you are looking for a brainless action film, look somewhere else. This film is more likely to generate a strong emotional reaction than to wow you with fancy stunts and cliché jungle adventure shtick.

People today are so used to excessive action films that gems like this one seem to be misunderstood or simply ignored. I am hoping this makes it's way to DVD so it can be appreciated in it's original theatrical format.

For the thinking person who can appreciate something with a lot more depth than the 'tomb raider' ilk it may get lumped in with it is definitely worth a viewing.


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