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Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955)

Passed | | Action, Adventure | 7 April 1955 (USA)
Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Harold D. Schuster (as Harold Schuster)

Writers:

William Lively (screenplay), Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon the characters created by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gordon Scott ... Tarzan
Vera Miles ... Jill Hardy
Peter van Eyck ... Dr. Celliers
Jack Elam ... Burger
Charles Fredericks Charles Fredericks ... DeGroot
Richard Reeves ... Reeves
Zippy Zippy ... Cheta
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Storyline

Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The hunters send the animals across a river where they can be shot, and the natives throw the good doctor and his nurse into a lion pit. Tarzan ape-calls the animals to safety and rescues the medicos. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Taglines:

DANGER LURKS IN THE "HIDDEN" JUNGLE...THAT ONLY TARZAN DARES DEFY! (original half-sheet poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzan chez les Soukoulous 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

This was the final Tarzan film released by RKO. The next in the series, Tarzan and the Lost Safari, was an M-G-M release. See more »

Goofs

When Tarzan was in the camp of the veterinarian, Dr. Cellars, among the caged wild animal patients is a caged, striped Tiger. This species of the Cat Family (Tiger), while being closely related to the Lion, is not native to the Continent of Africa; but rather to Asia. See more »

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Followed by Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) See more »

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Not the best of Tarzans...
24 February 2019 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I expected far more than this one; The first of the Gordon Scott Tarzans. The best of the best will of course be THE GREATEST ADVENTURE OF TARZAN. Here, nothing special, except the elephant stampede. Jack Elam was of course the villain but I would have loved to see Peter Van Eyck as the heavy too. he was made to be an evil guy for many features all long his carreer.


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