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Tarzana, the Wild Woman (1969)

Tarzana, sesso selvaggio (original title)
X | | Adventure | 1970 (USA)
The daughter of Sir Donovan is believed dead with her mother and other relatives in a plane crash in the African jungle. Fifteen years later, vague reports arrive in Europe that a Kenyan tribe has elected a white woman as their queen, Tarzana (meaning 'strange woman' in Bantu), and Sir Donovan wants to believe she is his daughter.

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Guido Malatesta (as James Reed)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ken Clark ... Glen Shipper
Franca Polesello Franca Polesello ... Doris (as Fran Poles)
Beryl Cunningham ... Kamala - Dancer
Femi Benussi ... Tarzana
Franco Ressel ... Groder (as Frank Ressel)
Raf Baldassarre Raf Baldassarre ... Fred
Andrea Aureli ... (as Andrew Ray)
Alfred Thomas Alfred Thomas ... Kamuro
Furio Meniconi Furio Meniconi ... Lars
Gualtiero Isnenghi Gualtiero Isnenghi ... Lord Donovan
Ugo Adinolfi Ugo Adinolfi
Fortunato Arena Fortunato Arena
Antonietta Fiorito Antonietta Fiorito ... Judy
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Quando arriva la notizia che i resti dell'aereo su cui viaggiava il figlio con la moglie e la figlioletta sono stati ritrovati in Kenya, Sir Donovan organizza subito una spedizione nel tentativo di ritrovare la nipote di cui non sono stati trovati i resti. Glen Shipper è a capo di questa spedizione dietro ricompensa di 100.000 dollari e in un villaggio viene a sapere che una donna bianca chiamata Tarzana (donna misteriosa in lingua bantù - sic) vive in una zona pericolosa controllata dai ribelli. Subito si parte per quella zona. Ma della spedizione fa parte qualcuno a cui non dispiacerebbe che la nipote ed erede di Sir Donovan scomparisse per sempre... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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See the Savage Adventures of the Most Beautiful and Treacherous Animal in the Jungle. See more »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzana, the Wild Woman See more »

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Romana Film See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Good Euro 'Female Tarzan' Movie
17 July 2001 | by GSeditorSee all my reviews

Of course, the main attraction is the topless Femi Benussi as the title heroine. Beyond that, it is a very simple but OK jungle adventure. The production values are adequate, you get to see Tarzana herself riding real elephants, kissing real lions, not just insert stock footage. It should also be noted that the 'African native' music accompanying the dances are really great, not the cheesy, stereotyped, crude "savages' music" (!) you might expect to get.


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