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Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | July 1958 (USA)
Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior. There are kidnappings, a race ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Tarzan
... Jane
Rickie Sorensen ... Tartu, Tarzan's Adopted Son
... Ann Sturdy
... Futa
... Dr. Sturdy
... Dr. Ken Warwick
... Ramo
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Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior. There are kidnappings, a race against time for serum, capture of Tarzan, the struggle of modern medicine against magic, etc. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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July 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzán lucha por su vida  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Gordon Scott was nearly killed by the 18.5-foot python with which he was wrestling in this movie. It took six men to pull the snake off him. See more »

Goofs

There are several continuity breaks in the film: a brown-haired stuntman can be seen from behind doing stunts for the black-haired Scott, shots from other Scott-Tarzan films are inserted into action scenes, and the handle on Scott's hunting knife changes when some of these inserted shots are close-ups. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: If you do not let me go, young chief will die.
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Follows Tarzan and the Slave Girl (1950) See more »

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A good-looking snoozer
11 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

While Gordon Scott's incredible body is a sight to gawk at, Eve Brent makes a beautiful Jane, and the color photography is bright, "Tarzan's Fight For Life" is a snoozer, SEVERELY lacking in action (Scott gets involved in just one punch-up, for crying out loud), and loaded with walking scenes, stock footage, and clumsy stunt doubling. *1/2 out of 4.


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