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Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Romance | January 1946 (USA)
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 »

Director:

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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An Exotic Beauty Rules The Jungle !


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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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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 »

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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's Magic Fountain (1949) See more »

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John Boy No More
11 June 2011 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

In his tenth outing, jungle king Johnny Weissmuller (as Tarzan) leads the charge against a cult of leopard-emulating white folk. The story is exceptionally silly, but perfect for Saturday afternoons at the cinema. This is the point in the "Tarzan" series where you would have to say "Boy" sidekick Johnny Sheffield became a young man; he shows off his muscles and deeper voice proudly in a shower scene. Beautiful and leggy Brenda Joyce (as Jane) appears very comely in her micro mini-skirt. "Cheeta" the chimp is an excellent musician. Appearing as the titular "Leopard Woman" is curvy "Acquanetta" (as Lea). However, the main guest star is "Leopard Boy" Tommy Cook (as Kimba), who makes the most of the film's best-scripted role. Director Kurt Neumann and photographer Karl Struss set up most every scene for good visual appeal.

****** Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1/20/46) Kurt Neumann ~ Johnny Weissmuller, Johnny Sheffield, Brenda Joyce, Tommy Cook


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