Derek Winnert

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White Cargo *** (1942, Hedy Lamarr, Walter Pidgeon, Richard Carlson, Frank Morgan, Bramwell Fletcher, Richard Ainley, Reginald Owen, Henry O’Neill) – Classic Movie Review 6299

Director Richard Thorpe’s 1942 MGM film is a daft, but endearingly simple-minded old-style romantic adventure drama movie of love-hate triangle goings-on in the jungle, with Leon Gordon adapting his own play from 1923. Walter Pidgeon stars […]

Nov, 24

Tarzan and the Mermaids *** (1948, Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Linda Christian, John Lanenz, George Zucco) – Classic Movie Review 6136

‘BARBARIC RITUALS!…SAVAGE THRILLS!…PAGAN SPLENDORS! ‘ Director Robert Florey’s 1948 jungle adventure is Johnny Weissmuller’s last Ape Man movie. It is the twelfth part of the saga. This time, he fights a giant octopus and armed […]

Oct, 24

Jungle *** (2017, Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Kretschmann, Alex Russell, Joel Jackson) – Movie Review

Jungle is exciting, well made and beautifully picturesque. Dan Rad and the other guys good. Can’t think why you’d want to carry on up the jungle in real life though! Director Greg Mclean’s action adventure drama movie […]

Oct, 18

Tarzan’s Magic Fountain *** (1949, Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers) – Classic Movie Review 5904

‘New Daring! New Dangers!’ Director Lee Sholem’s robust 1949 RKO adventure is the first and best of the 6’4″ blond, virile Lex Barker’s five films as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape Man, in which he protects […]

Aug, 13

The Jungle Princess *** (1936, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Akim Tamiroff) – Classic Movie Review 5736

‘Her exotic beauty held all the allure of the tropic jungle!’ Dorothy Lamour makes her star movie début at the age of 22 in the kind of role for which she will always be remembered […]

Jul, 09

Jungle Jim *** (1948, Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves) – Classic Movie Review 5734

Johnny Weissmuller, who had retired after 16 years as the screen’s most famous Tarzan, stars in the first low-budget adventure in Columbia Pictures’ 16-film Jungle Jim series (1948-55). Weissmuller’s Jungle Jim sets off with scientist Hilary […]

Jul, 09

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla * (1952, Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo) – Classic Movie Review 5659

Bela Lugosi stars as tropical island scientist Dr Zabor, who turns the first half of the comedy team Duke Mitchell and Sammy Petrillo into a gorilla, played by Ramona the Chimp, after they have fallen […]

Jun, 24

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