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Her Jungle Love

Her Jungle Love(1938)

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While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell (Ray Milland) and Jimmy Wallace (Lynne Overman) are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura (Dorothy Lamour), a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa (J. Carroll Naish), a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura. He had set her up as a goddess but she must now pay for befriending the hated white men by being sacrificed to the crocodiles in an underground temple. An earthquake rocks the island and destroys Kuasa and his band. Bob, Jimmy and Tura find a party of rescuers waiting on the beach, headed by aviation company president J. C. Martin (Jonathan Hale) and his daughter Eleanor (Virginia Vale as Dorothy Howe), Bob's fiancee. It soon becomes evident that Bob must choose between Tura and Elanor.

Cast & Crew

Ray Milland Bob [Mitchell]
Lynne Overman Jimmy [Wallace]
Dorothy Howe Eleanor [Martin]
Jonathan Hale J. C. Martin
Edward Earle Captain Avery
Sonny Chorre First guard
Tony Urchel Second guard
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Miami premiere: 18 Mar 1938
Release Date:  1938 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  78 or 81 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Her Jungle Love (1938)

    Mr. Blandings 2011-10-23

    Don't expect too much from this simple tale of South Seas romance. It's Tarzan meets Jane but with the roles reversed and a couple of cute and... MORE>

  • Her Jungle Love (1938)

    Celia Trimboli 2010-04-05

    Great South Seas/Jungle movie. Dorothy Lamour is absolutely beautiful. I haven't seen this film on television in about forty years. MORE>