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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

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)
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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)
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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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Firstly presented as a short in the film market of Cannes Film Festival, it encountered such a success that a long feature version was immediately undertaken. 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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References The Longest Day (1962) See more »

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Shame Sitar
Composed by Marc Moulin
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Forgotten animated film with writers of SNL.
10 November 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

The creative writers of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE wrote the English version of this extreme unfunny cartoon from France. The film was barely released (played in Seattle as TARZOON;SHAME OF THE JUNGLE in only one drive-in with a small ad in 1979) This film only got any kind of release was because of the voice talent of John Belushi who has a thankless voice role in a unfunny material he wrote (!). I don't know what voice Bill Murray did, and the late Adolf Ceasar also has a nothing voice role also. All the joke do not work, and it's a suprise since MR. MIKE'S MONDO VIDEO worked very well. Only highlight is a amusing march segment these soldiers did with a funky catchy french/african tune on. It a watered down 70mins print for the U.S., but I guess the french has more explicit cartoon version. Not recommended, unless you like to check out Belushi's forgotten work.


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