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The wife of a famous anthropologist is rushed to hospital in labor. At the same time, druggies raid the hospital looking for drugs, causing the baby to be stillborn. While recovering from the trauma, she learns that her husband has disappeared in Africa. She launches an expedition to find him, and discovers a bizarre world of sexy jungle women! Written by Fryingham

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She found fulfillment in the jungle...With the ape that walked like a man!

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26 February 1982 (West Germany)  »

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Diane - Herrin des Dschungels  »

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Ape Lady
Music and Lyrics Doug James and Tray Christopher
Sung by Billy Hocher
© MCMLXXIX Sumac Music, Inc., New York
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Stinkeroo!
20 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I bought this film based on various descriptions I had read of it and the fact that it is a Larry Buchanan piece. I was really let down. Larry must have purchased some old film at a yard sale, the color is all washed out and some of the scenes almost look black and white. The first 30 or 40 minutes are quite boring and even the action scenes are lackluster. The "near men" look like a troop of Jose Canseco look alikes.I felt embarrassed for Jenny Neumann's acting inability. And the Mistress of the Apes song is incredibly dumb. The film is not even "it's so bad it's good" quality. Sadly, one time viewing only.


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