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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.

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Hans Jacoby (screenplay) (as John Jacoby), Marjorie L. Pfaelzer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Henry Stephenson ... Sir Guy Henderson
Maria Ouspenskaya ... Amazon Queen (as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)
Barton MacLane ... Ballister (as Barton Maclane)
Donald Douglas ... Andres (as Don Douglas)
Steven Geray ... Brenner
J.M. Kerrigan ... Splivens
Shirley O'Hara ... Athena
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Amazons See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Maria Ouspenkaya, who plays the crone-like high priestess of the Amazons, was in many of the best remembered films of the 1930s and 40s, including Dodssorth, The Rains Came, and Conquest, but she herself was most memorably cast as "Malevah," the old Gypsy woman who explains his curse to Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr) in 1941's The Wolf Man. See more »

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When Athena is struck in the back with the knife, she falls over but manages to survive long enough to strike the gong. The entire time she falls right up until she strikes the gong, no knife is seen in her back, nor is one seen on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: Every time men bring guns, men bring trouble.
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Follows Tarzan's Revenge (1938) See more »

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Amazons Kick Butt
8 January 2003 | by T-27See 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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