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Tarzan and the Amazons (1945)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | 29 April 1945 (USA)
A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women. He refuses, but Boy is tricked into doing the job. The queen of the women asks Tarzan to help them.

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Complete credited cast:
... Tarzan
... Jane
... Boy
... Sir Guy Henderson
... Amazon Queen (as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)
... Ballister (as Barton Maclane)
... Andres (as Don Douglas)
... Brenner
... Splivens
Shirley O'Hara ... Athena
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Tarzan and Boy joyfully welcome Jane back to Africa from her stay in London. On the same boat with her is Sir Guy Henderson, an archaeologist who is on an expedition to find the lost city of Amazon women. Not everyone in the expedition is there for its scientific value and some are simply in search of gold. Tarzan knows where the city is located but is a friend of the Amazons and refuses to share that with anyone. Boy, who secretly followed Tarzan during his last visit to the city, naively shows them the way leading to an inevitable clash. Tarzan comes to the rescue. Written by garykmcd

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Hidden City Of Women . . . Forbidden To Men ! See more »

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Action | Adventure

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29 April 1945 (USA)  »

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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Amazons  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The footage of a male lion climbing a fallen tree to threaten Jane in this film was also used in a previous RKO Tarzan film, for a scene in which Tarzan rescues a Nazi from a stalking lion. See more »

Goofs

There are no deer in Africa, such as those shown in the opening sequence, peering at the water. See more »

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Tarzan: Boy think too much. Forget to laugh.
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Followed by Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958) See more »

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Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) ***
10 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

After a brief hiatus from the series, the character of Jane returns now in the form of the statuesque Brenda Joyce. Johnny Weissmuller's starting to get visibly older and the same may be said for Johnny Sheffield as Boy, who's voice is now changing and growing deeper. Still, this is a solid entry where a hidden civilization consisting of beautiful women (their queen is old Maria Ouspenskaya - the gypsy woman from THE WOLF MAN) begins to take action when greedy men stumble upon their secret domain, previously only known to exist by Tarzan. Good action, thrills.

*** out of ****


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