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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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Cast

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 »

Quotes

Boy: I'm sure glad Jane's back. Now we're going to have some real cooking again!
Tarzan: Boy always say Tarzan's cooking good.
Boy: Well, it wasn't so good, sometimes.
Tarzan: Tarzan bad mother. Good father!
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Followed by Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949) See more »

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Amazons Kick Butt
8 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

One of the very few Amazon films where the women warriors were both attractive and able to some butt. Right on (icon of raised clenched fist. Every other amazon film I have seen had the women warriors just parade around in ancient Greek military costumes and behave cutsey-wootsey when the men show up - they need a man after all. These Amazons were beautiful and well build but also willing and able to shoot those arrows and cast those spears when the enemy men showed up - though they still needed Tarzan to get them out of the scrap at the end, but hey, it is a Tarzan movie.


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