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Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | 13 March 1951 (USA)
Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

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Complete credited cast:
... Tarzan
... Jane
... Radijeck
... Herbert Trask
... Andrews
... Commissioner Peters
... Conners
... Melmendi, Queen of the Ashuba
... Barney
Frederick O'Neal ... King Bulam
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

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DANGER on the Dark Continent! See more »

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Action | Adventure

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13 March 1951 (USA)  »

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Tarzan's Mate in Peril  »

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First Tarzan film to be shot in Africa, where it was set. See more »

Goofs

53 minutes into the film one of the African tribesman is seen from behind, and on the shield he is holding can be seen the word "TOP", presumably for the extra to hold the prop correctly. See more »

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Follows Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948) See more »

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Tarzan Shot in Africa
17 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

Lord of the jungle Lex Barker (as Tarzan) battles gunrunner George Macready (as Radijeck) and assorted cohorts. This film seems a little foreign when compared to recent entries in the series. First, more of it was shot in Africa than had become the norm. Additionally, shapely Virginia Huston (as Jane) appears with a much shorter haircut than usual for the character, and her clothing has become a form-flattering white dress. Unfortunately ineligible as Tarzan's mate, the beautifully mixed Dorothy Dandridge plays an African queen. To prevent "Tarzan's Peril" from becoming too serious in tone, a certain chimpanzee gets the last laugh when swallowing a watch gives "Cheeta" musical indigestion.

**** Tarzan's Peril (3/13/51) Byron Haskin ~ Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Dorothy Dandridge


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