Old Jungle Movie Thread

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  1. werewolf

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    Look what I found on Youtube my old favorite, "Law of the Jungle", with Mantan Moreland, who the natives make their chief, and he teaches them to roll dem bones. Feets, get me outa here!


     
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    I'm really interested in historical fiction.. movies & books about African colonialism, etc.. and just plain Jungle sh*t to be honest.
    For that reason, I gave the recent The Legend of Tarzan a look.. my opinion, it was terrible. No drama, no tension, no one to really root for. It was a lame contemporary submission in to the Jungle genre. Modern movies could use a new Johnny Weissmuller.
     
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    The original Tarzan book by Edgar Rice Burroughs, though, was great. There's a very good Librivox audio book reading of it for free. I listen to Librivox books when I'm driving. The '42 movie above was of course a comedy made before the lords and masters declared negroes to be more intelligent and greater than us poor white humans in every possible way. If you want actual films of negroes in their natural habitat look up Martin and Osa Johnson's travel movies. Those two were very amazing. Martin Johnson had sailed with Jack London. Jack London was very pro-white. Their travel films were made in the 1910's thru 1930's, before the bolsheviks even invented the word "racist". Here's a sample. They land their plane in the jungle and introduce the local pygmy negroes to a phonograph...but dem boys already gots natural rhythm!


     
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    LOL. The professor's servant "Jeff" was a hoot. Reminded by of ol' black Sambo, ;-)
     
  5. werewolf

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    At first I thought he was Rochester, Jack Benny's servant.

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    The sassy little girl in the movie, Arline Judge, was married eight times.
     
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