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Tarzan’s Magic Fountain *** (1949, Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers) – Classic Movie Review 5904

‘New Daring! New Dangers!’ Director Lee Sholem’s robust 1949 RKO adventure is the first and best of the 6’4″ blond, virile Lex Barker’s five films as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape Man, in which he protects […]

Aug, 13

The Jungle Princess *** (1936, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Akim Tamiroff) – Classic Movie Review 5736

‘Her exotic beauty held all the allure of the tropic jungle!’ Dorothy Lamour makes her star movie début at the age of 22 in the kind of role for which she will always be remembered […]

Jul, 09

Jungle Jim *** (1948, Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves) – Classic Movie Review 5734

Johnny Weissmuller, who had retired after 16 years as the screen’s most famous Tarzan, stars in the first low-budget adventure in Columbia Pictures’ 16-film Jungle Jim series (1948-55). Weissmuller’s Jungle Jim sets off with scientist Hilary […]

Jul, 09

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla * (1952, Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo) – Classic Movie Review 5659

Bela Lugosi stars as tropical island scientist Dr Zabor, who turns the first half of the comedy team Duke Mitchell and Sammy Petrillo into a gorilla, played by Ramona the Chimp, after they have fallen […]

Jun, 24

King Solomon’s Mines * (1985, Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom) – Classic Movie Review 5636

Richard Chamberlain (as white hunter Allan Quatermain), Sharon Stone as resourceful Jesse Huston, Herbert Lom as Colonel Bockner and John Rhys-Davies as Dogati are the stars in Golan-Globus’s Cannon Group’s tasteless 1985 rehash of H Rider Haggard’s vintage […]

Jun, 19

Beachhead **** (1954, Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy, Eduard Franz) – Classic Movie Review 5491

Director Stuart Heisler’s gritty, extremely decent little 1954 wartime action thriller unusually has a speaking cast of only seven, with just one woman – Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy, Eduard Franz, Skip Homeier, John […]

May, 24

The Emerald Forest **** (1985, Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Charley Boorman) – Classic Movie Review 5456

Director John Boorman’s 1985 jungle adventure is both thrilling and uplifting, with director Boorman’s own son Charley Boorman starring as Tommy, a boy kidnapped at seven and brought up by an Amazon aboriginal tribe on […]

May, 15

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