Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Jungle Film  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) goes on one of his occasional pro-ecological kicks in Tarzan and the Huntress. This time, the Lord of the Jungle runs afoul of an animal-trapping exposition headed by titular huntress Tanya (Patricia Morison). Not wishing to see his jungle friends packed in crates and shipped off to zoos, Tarzan does everything he can to discourage Tanya from seeking out specimens in his territory. The plot then goes off on a different tangent, as Tanya's unscrupulous partner Weir (Barton MacLane) conspires with aspiring despot Prince Ozira (Ted Hecht) to knock off the Prince's benevolent uncle, King Faroud (Charles Trowbridge). Tarzan saves the day by summoning his elephant pals to trammel the villains, but not before his mate Jane (Brenda Joyce) and his adopted son Boy (Johnny Sheffield) are placed in the usual deadly peril.



animal, chase, conflict, defense [military], elephant, expedition, hunting, inhabitant, jungle, Superhero, survivor, wild [undomesticated], zoo, zoology