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Mistress of the Apes (1979)

The wife of a famous anthropologist is rushed to hospital in labor. At the same time, druggies raid the hospital looking for drugs, causing the baby to be stillborn. While recovering from ... See full summary »

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Larry Buchanan

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Larry Buchanan
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Complete credited cast:
Jenny Neumann Jenny Neumann ... Susan Jamison
Barbara Leigh ... Laura
Garth Pillsbury ... Paul Cory
Walt Robin Walt Robin ... David
Stuart Lancaster ... Brady
Mark Rhudy Mark Rhudy ... Matthews
Marius Mazmanian Marius Mazmanian ... Sikes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maida Belove ... Near Woman
Barry Buchanan ... First Cop
Angela De Joseph Angela De Joseph ... Bantu Maiden
Blayne Dennis Blayne Dennis ... Second Cop
Ric Drasin ... Near Man
Dennis Gable Dennis Gable ... Near Man
Dale Kalberg ... Nurse
Sandra Kaye Sandra Kaye ... Bantu Maiden
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The wife of a famous anthropologist is rushed to hospital in labor. At the same time, druggies raid the hospital looking for drugs, causing the baby to be stillborn. While recovering from the trauma, she learns that her husband has disappeared in Africa. She launches an expedition to find him, and discovers a bizarre world of sexy jungle women! Written by Fryingham

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She found fulfillment in the jungle...With the ape that walked like a man!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1982 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Diane - Herrin des Dschungels See more »

Filming Locations:

Kenya

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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Mistress of the Apes
Music and Lyrics J.R.F. Peel and W. Malone
Recorded at Morgan Studios, London
© MCMLXXIX Somerlake, Ltd., London
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Cute babe leaves city for sex with ape men in fake jungle
28 June 1999 | by jmikeSee all my reviews

One of bad film master Larry Buchanan's best. Features a stupid yet potent mix of sex, bad science, fake jungle sets, horrible makeup, and incredible music ("She used her charms to tame the wild, she thought of everything except what to name the child"). A very cute-sexy blonde babe leaves the city (the "Urban Jungle") for what is said to be Africa after a hospital accident. She finds a tribe of "Near Men" (they only have one female, but it gets killed). The Near Men look like football players with some mud packed on their faces, but they are said to be apes. She learns their grunt language, breast feeds their baby, and, in the interest of science, starts having rampant sex with all of them. Movies don't get much better.


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