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Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)

A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United ... See full summary »

Director:

Alfred Santell

Writers:

E. Lloyd Sheldon (story), Jack DeWitt (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dorothy Lamour ... Tama
Richard Denning ... Jackra the Magnificent
Jack Haley ... Squidge Sullivan
Patricia Morison ... Sylvia
Walter Abel ... Prof. Thornton
Helen Gilbert ... Carol
Elizabeth Patterson ... Mrs. Daly
Edward Fielding ... Judge Chase
Gerald Oliver Smith Gerald Oliver Smith ... Chadwick
Frank Reicher ... Sneath
Abner Biberman ... La'oa
Charles Stevens ... Panao
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Broderick - Chauffeur
William Telaak William Telaak ... Willys - Footman (as Bill Telaak)
Gogo Gogo ... Gogo, a Chimpanzee
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Storyline

A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United States to claim her inheritance. There are several people, with vested interests, who stand to gain something if she is shown not to be the missing heir. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The queen of the tropics finds a new jungle man!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1942 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Malaya See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in Slaying the Dragon (1988) See more »

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This comment is more of a fan than a critic.
16 March 2001 | by kubichanSee all my reviews

Probably my rating is more sentimental than objective. I saw the movie when I was eleven years old in 1942, having developed a significant crush on Dorothy Lamour from her earlier movie, "The Fleet's In". Still, the movie was highly enjoyable and featured a lovely song entitled "A Full Moon and an Empty Heart" which I still occasionally play on the piano even now. I have never been able to get a recording of this song, nor have I been able to get a copy of the movie on videotape.


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