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Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Romance | January 1946 (USA)
As a spate of leopard attacks causes panic, a sceptical Tarzan joins a hunting expedition, only to face a pagan cult of Leopard-God worshippers and their fiendish High-Priestess. Can he escape the sharp claws of the savage Leopard Woman?

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Carroll Young (original story), Carroll Young (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Acquanetta ... Lea, the High Priestess
Edgar Barrier ... Dr. Ameer Lazar
Dennis Hoey ... Commissioner
Tommy Cook ... Kimba
Anthony Caruso ... Mongo
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Storyline

An African tribe devoted to the leopard cult is dedicated to preventing civilization from moving further into Africa. Tarzan fights them when the cult first attacks a caravan and next attacks Jane and Boy. Tarzan is captured. Boy is bothered by the Leopard Priestess' younger brother. Cheetah saves the day. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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An Exotic Beauty Rules The Jungle ! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Leopard Woman See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The impassioned speeches Dr. Lazar (Edgar Barrier) delivers to the Leopard Tribe about protecting their cult and homeland feature gestures, facial expressions and vocal inflections clearly intended to remind 1946 audiences of Adolf Hitler. See more »

Goofs

When Cheetah sneaks up on the Commissioner and Doctor Lazar, he sprays the Commissioner with the soda water from the bottle on the ground. You see him hit squarely in the face with the water, yet right after he gets up from his chair, his face and clothes are dry. See more »

Quotes

Jane: Kimba, we'd like for you to stay with us until you feel strong enough to go home.
Kimba: Kimba thanks kind lady with golden hair.
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Follows Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) See more »

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Good for kids over 50
11 June 2011 | by DuDropSee all my reviews

Here we go again. Ol' Tarz is just as dumb as can be in this entry of the series though he's in pretty good shape. Jane is on hand and is in better shape, as well as the kid, Boy, and of course, to guarantee laughter, is Cheeta, the chimp. This episode would be fun for kids about thirty years ago (pre-computers) but not for today's little hipsters. This reel is not even good for laughs but is good for bringing back memories of how naive we youngsters were. There is one sour note in this Tarzan feature. In darkest Africa the natives are oddly all white. It's bad enough that Tarzan and his family don't even have a tan but , come on, the indigenous natives? The old gag about the natives calling Tarzan "that crazy white man" hold true here along with one line about "monkey business." All in all, clean entertainment that the kids won't like.


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