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V.J. Rheims (writer)
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A new kind of Jungle Drama. Actually filmed in Guatemala and featuring members of the savage Vicuni Indian tribe!
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Cast

  (in credits order)
David DaLie ... Samson
Angélica Morales ... Morena
Antonio Gutiérrez ... Tumic
Fernando Wagner ... Fernando
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linda Cordova ... Sacrifice
Lydia Goya ... Cantina Dancer
Clarence Landry ... Vicuni Tribe Dancer
Joe Lanza ... Cantina Dancer
Bob Larca ... Vicuni Tribe Dancer
Philip Pearl ... Indian
Nina Peron ... Cantina Dancer
Hamdy Sayed ... Indian
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Directed by
Fernando Wagner 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
V.J. Rheims  writer

Produced by
Jonathan Daniels .... executive producer
John F. Horn .... producer
Victor Purcell .... executive producer
Fouad Said .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
Bert Shefter 
 
Cinematography by
Elwood J. Nicholson 
Walter Reuter 
Fouad Said 
 
Film Editing by
Edward Mann 
 
Art Department
Jorge Stanyo .... property master
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Kriger .... gaffer
 
Other crew
Joe Lanza .... choreographer
Pablo Ochata .... research consultant (as Dr. Pablo Ochata)
 

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Also Known As:
"Fury of the Jungle" - USA (censored version)
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Runtime:
USA:67 min
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Color (Tropicolor)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Pretty dull Jungle exploitation flick, 20 October 2007
Author: TheMarquisDeSuave from Worcester, MA

I got this as part of the Something Weird Video "Primitive Triple Feature" disc, which also contained "Bowanga Bowanga" and "The Wild Women of Wongo". Both of those were extremely entertaining bits of camp madness. The third film on the bill however, "Virgin Sacrifice", is rather tedious and a major letdown when compared to those two other fun flicks. Its about a white Safari explorer traveling the African jungle (which looks oddly like Southern California) and taking it upon himself to free a virgin from a native sacrifice, hence the title. Thats about it for plot.

What the viewer gets is a whole lot of nothing. The film seems to be made with the enthusiasm of vintage educational film-making. Despite one cool tiger attack and some attractive females, there's really nothing at all to recommend about this one. As an adventure film its positively unexciting, as an exploitation film there's far too much (post-dubbed) talk and not enough tacky and cheap thrills, and as a camp film its far too dull. You may as well watch it if you get the DVD. While its not exactly a painfully bad experience, its rather pointless. (2/10)

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