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Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946)

An African tribe devoted to the leopard cult is dedicated to preventing civilization from moving further into Africa. Tarzan fights them when the cult first attacks a caravan and next ... See full summary »

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Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Carroll Young (original story), Carroll Young (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Acquanetta ... Lea, the High Priestess
Edgar Barrier ... Dr. Ameer Lazar
Dennis Hoey ... Commissioner
Tommy Cook ... Kimba
Anthony Caruso ... Mongo
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Storyline

An African tribe devoted to the leopard cult is dedicated to preventing civilization from moving further into Africa. Tarzan fights them when the cult first attacks a caravan and next attacks Jane and Boy. Tarzan is captured. Boy is bothered by the Leopard Priestess' younger brother. Cheetah saves the day. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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tarzan | leopard | cult | boy | caravan | See All (52) »

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An Exotic Beauty Rules The Jungle !


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Leopard Woman See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The impassioned speeches Dr. Lazar (Edgar Barrier) delivers to the Leopard Tribe about protecting their cult and homeland feature gestures, facial expressions and vocal inflections clearly intended to remind 1946 audiences of Adolf Hitler. See more »

Goofs

Two crocodiles are on the river bank that the raft with the women on it drift toward. After Tarzan goes to save the women, he moves the raft to another shore, except it looks like the same shore, minus the crocodiles, making one wonder where the crocodiles went to. For that matter, they don't even attack the women when they're close enough. See more »

Quotes

Lea, the High Priestess: And the man that interfered his fate too shall be death. Right before he dies, he shall see his woman and his boy slain.
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Connections

Followed by Tarzan the Magnificent (1960) See more »

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Tarzan
7 November 2010 | by mikethelairdSee all my reviews

I was 7 when I ran 2 miles to see this film. It was an 'A' so I had to ask an adult to take me in ( Would you do that today?) It was a terrific film and frightened me to death. I ran all the way home looking over my shoulder. Although I have seen other Tarzan films this was the best. There has never been an actor who could yodel like Weismuller . Whatever happened to Boy did he appear in any other movies? As a child I was always worried that Tarzan would fall as he swung through the jungle. He never seemed to test the creepers before using them. I wish this super film would appear on TV today. The scenery may have been a bit shaky in parts and the wildlife tame but it was a really enjoyable film and made a lasting impression on me. When ever someone asks me my favorite film I always answer Tarzan and the leopard Women.


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