Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1945)

USA, 1945
72m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American fantasy film directed by Kurt Neumann.

Plot Summary

An African leopard cult is trying prevent civilization from encroaching further into the African . When they attack a caravan and attack Jane and Boy, goes looking for them.

Credits

Crew
Director: Kurt Neumann
Copyright MCMXLV [1945] Sol Lesser Productions, Inc.
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents
Produced by: Sol Lesser
Associate Producer: Kurt Neumann
Original Story and Screenplay: Carroll Young
Based upon characters Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Assistant Director: Scott R. Beal
Photography: Karl Struss
Film Editor: Robert O. Crandall
Music Score by: Paul Sawtell
Sound Technician: John R. Carter
Western Electric Recording
Wardrobe: Robert Martien
Makeup Artist: Irving Berns
Production Design: Phil Paradise
Art Director: Lewis Creber
Dance Director: Lester Horton
Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden – 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, California, USA
Unit Manager: Clem Beauchamp

Cast
Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan)
Brenda Joyce (Jane)
Johnny Sheffield (Boy)
Acquanetta (Lea)
Edgar Barrier (Dr Ameer Lazar)
Dennis Hoey (commissioner)
Tommy Cook (Kimba)
Anthony Caruso (Mongo)

Alternative Titles

Tarzan e la donna leopardo – Italy
Tarzan ja leopardinainen – Finland
Tarzan och leopardkvinnan – Sweden
Tarzan og leopardpigen – Denmark
Tarzan und das Leopardenweib – Austria, West Germany

References

Books

  • Feature Films, 1940-1949: A United States Filmography by Alan G. Fetrow p.501
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.386
  • Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to Tarzan on Screen and Television by David Fury – review
  • by Walt Lee p.476 – credits
  • The RKO Features by James L. Neibaur p.243 – credits, synopsis
  • RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929-1956 by Michael R. Pitts p.316-318