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Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)

A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native ... See full summary »

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Jerome Gruskin (original story and screenplay) (as Jerry Gruskin), Rowland Leigh (original story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Patricia Morison ... Tanya Rawlins
Barton MacLane ... Paul Weir (as Barton Maclane)
John Warburton ... Carl Marley
Charles Trowbridge ... King Farrod
Ted Hecht Ted Hecht ... Prince Ozira
Wallace Scott Wallace Scott ... 'Smitty' Smithers
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Storyline

A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native king, they take more animals than allowed. Tarzan intervenes. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Adventure Crashes To The Screen . . . Romance, Plus! Action, Plus! . . . Amid the Teeming Jungle!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Huntress See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Johnny Sheffield's last movie as Boy. See more »

Goofs

Tarzan's knife has the ability to appear and disappear between shots. In one scene, he throws his knife at a hunter on the ground, hitting him in the back. A moment later, he goes to attack another man, and lo and behold, the knife has returned to its sheath. A second later, when the shot changes, the knife is gone again. And, after he defeats the man in the tree and runs off to save everyone else, the knife is back in its sheath again without Tarzan going to retrieve it from the man he threw it at! See more »

Quotes

Tanya Rawlins: There's enough animals down there to re-stock every zoo in the world.
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Connections

Follows Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943) See more »

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Tarzan and the animals
4 December 2008 | by Petey-10See all my reviews

The Tarzan saga continues.This time Tarzan is upset after a group of people want to take animals from the jungle and fill the shortage they have of zoo animals in America.Luckily Tarzan speaks the language of the animals so he can get help from the elephants if he needs.Kurt Neumann's Tarzan and the Huntress (1947) is a very good addition to the Tarzan franchise.Johnny Weissmuller, who to many is the one and only Tarzan really is one of the kind.Brenda Joyce, who is still living at the age of 96, makes her third of five performances as Jane.What a fine Jane she makes! Johnny Sheffield as the adopted son of Tarzan marks his eight and final appearance as Boy.Patricia Morison, now 93, is awfully lovely with her dark long hair.The great Barton MacLane plays Paul Weir.Also fine performances are given by John Warburton (Carl Marley), Charles Trowbridge (King Farrod) and Maurice Tauzin (Prince Suli).You can't count Cheeta the chimpanzee out.The final picture with Cheeta coming down an airplane with a parachute is unforgettable.This movie entertained me thoroughly.Tarzan and the Huntress gives you the right amount of action, adventure and some romance.


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