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Shame of the Jungle (1975)
"Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle" (original title)

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Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises. They take her to their queen, Bazunga, a bald woman with fourteen breasts. After ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Dhéran ...
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Georges Aminel ...
Shame (voice)
Arlette Thomas ...
June (voice)
Paule Emanuele ...
La reine Bazonga (voice)
Claude Bertrand ...
Le chef M'Bulu (voice)
Pierre Trabaud ...
Le premier siamois (voice)
Roger Carel ...
Le second siamois (voice)
Guy Piérauld ...
Le professeur Cedric Addlepate (voice)
Bob Perry ...
(voice)
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Chief M'Bulu / Short / Nurse (voice)
Andrew Duncan ...
Charles of the Pits #2 (voice)
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Charles of the Pits #1 (voice)
Patricia Bright ...
Queen Bazonga (voice) (as Pat Bright)
Emily Prager ...
June (voice)
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. ...
Shame (voice)
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Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises. They take her to their queen, Bazunga, a bald woman with fourteen breasts. After tangling with a gang of great white hunters, a marauding lion and the Molar Men, Shame sets off to rescue her with only his faithful friend Flicka at his side. He heads for that darkest of areas ..... Bush Country! Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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Resenting the iconoclastic vision of the character, the heirs of Edgar Rice Burroughs pressed charges to prevent any use what so ever of Tarzan's name in the film. That's why "Tarzoon" suddenly became "Shame", even in its French version. One can also notice there is no mention of the author's name in the credits. See more »

Quotes

Brutish: [after his assistant has been eaten by the Munchers] Hey what the fuck is going on here? The goddamn cage has gotten so goddamn heavy that I can hardly carry the goddamn fucking thing!, the sooner I get out of this goddamn shit hole the better, this fucking heat is un fucking believable, this fucking place is the asshole of the goddamn fucking univoise!
[gets eaten by the Munchers]
Brutish: [now a skeleton] The goddamn fucking insects in the goddamn fucking swamp, in the goddamn fucking rain in the goddamn...
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Bug Blues
Composed by Marc Moulin
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What exactly is a 'Jungle Burger'?
30 November 2005 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Not quite awful but very far from good, this odd little movie wears out its welcome a lot sooner than you might imagine. It's like one of those sub-standard VIZ clones that cluttered up newsagent's shelves from the late eighties onward come to life, with a screenplay apparently written by an unreconstructed nightclub comedian who aims for the lowest common denominator and hits his target every time. It might be funny to see marching genitalia, a monkey poking a woman's naked breasts or the Tarzan character getting his penis stretched to impossible lengths the first couple of times, but that's really all the film has going for it in the humour department. A shame, because the animation is actually pretty good, and whoever came up with the rich soundtrack score deserved to see his work put to better use. The film achieved a minor cult following in the early days of home video in England due to its explicit (for the time) subject matter and the novelty value of seeing cute characters behaving badly.


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