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Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle (1975)

Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle (original title)
Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises. They take her to their queen, Bazunga, a bald woman with fourteen breasts. After ... See full summary »

Directors:

Picha, Boris Szulzinger

Writers:

Pierre Bartier, Anne Beatts (American version) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Dhéran Bernard Dhéran ... Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Georges Aminel Georges Aminel ... Shame (voice)
Arlette Thomas Arlette Thomas ... June (voice)
Paule Emanuele Paule Emanuele ... La reine Bazonga (voice)
Claude Bertrand Claude Bertrand ... Le chef M'Bulu (voice)
Pierre Trabaud Pierre Trabaud ... Le premier siamois (voice)
Roger Carel ... Le second siamois (voice)
Guy Piérauld Guy Piérauld ... Le professeur Cedric Addlepate (voice)
Bob Perry Bob Perry ... (voice)
Christopher Guest ... Chief M'Bulu / Short / Nurse (voice)
Andrew Duncan ... Charles of the Pits #2 (voice)
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Charles of the Pits #1 (voice)
Patricia Bright Patricia Bright ... Queen Bazonga (voice) (as Pat Bright)
Emily Prager ... June (voice)
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. ... Shame (voice)
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Storyline

Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises. They take her to their queen, Bazunga, a bald woman with fourteen breasts. After tangling with a gang of great white hunters, a marauding lion and the Molar Men, Shame sets off to rescue her with only his faithful friend Flicka at his side. He heads for that darkest of areas ..... Bush Country! Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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Certificate:

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 September 1975 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Tin Tin and his dog Snowy make an appearance in the film. See more »

Quotes

Brutish: If I ever get my hands on that fucking son of a bitch who built that fucking plane, I swear I'll rip his goddamn fucking face off!
[observes the scenery]
Brutish: Jesus Christ where the fuck are we?, we're in the worst goddamn fucking shit hole I've ever seen!
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Alternate Versions

Original 85 minutes French-language version was cut to 79 minutes to avoid a X rating in the USA and released with new dialogue rewritten by Saturday Night Live's scriptwriters and dubbed by that show's stars John Belushi, Bill Murray and Christopher Guest. See more »

Connections

Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 3 (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Stealth By Night
(uncredited)
Music by Jack Coles
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Forgotten animated film with writers of SNL.
10 November 1999 | by Serpent-5See all my reviews

The creative writers of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE wrote the English version of this extreme unfunny cartoon from France. The film was barely released (played in Seattle as TARZOON;SHAME OF THE JUNGLE in only one drive-in with a small ad in 1979) This film only got any kind of release was because of the voice talent of John Belushi who has a thankless voice role in a unfunny material he wrote (!). I don't know what voice Bill Murray did, and the late Adolf Ceasar also has a nothing voice role also. All the joke do not work, and it's a suprise since MR. MIKE'S MONDO VIDEO worked very well. Only highlight is a amusing march segment these soldiers did with a funky catchy french/african tune on. It a watered down 70mins print for the U.S., but I guess the french has more explicit cartoon version. Not recommended, unless you like to check out Belushi's forgotten work.


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