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Shame of the Jungle (1975)

Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle (original title)
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 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 ...
Chief M'Bulu / Short / Nurse (voice)
Andrew Duncan ...
Charles of the Pits #2 (voice)
Charles of the Pits #1 (voice)
Patricia Bright ...
Queen Bazonga (voice) (as Pat Bright)
Emily Prager ...
June (voice)
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. ...
Shame (voice)


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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4 September 1975 (France)  »

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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 »


Brutish: If I ever get my hands on that fucking son of a bitch who built that fucking plane, I swear I'll rip his goddamn fucking face off!
[observes the scenery]
Brutish: Jesus Christ where the fuck are we?, we're in the worst goddamn fucking shit hole I've ever seen!
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Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 3 (1996) See more »


Shame Sitar
Composed by Marc Moulin
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Weak adult animation of limited curiosity value
8 June 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This is a curious little film that was released on video in England as JUNGLE BURGER. It's pretty much like most pre-South Park adult animations, in that the novelty value of seeing cute cartoon characters doing naughty things soon wears off and you're left with a very dull film indeed. The voices (redubbed by some American comedians, including Christopher Guest of Spinal Tap fame and the late John Belushi) are poorly synchronized with the animation, the script is very weak and it's obviously been heavily edited as the plot makes little or no sense! Some of the music - particularly the funky 'marching' theme heard over the end credits - is surprisingly good, but on the whole this isn't worth seeing. It was probably funnier in its country of origin, but I doubt it.

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