Valley of Head Hunters (1953) - Rotten Tomatoes

Valley of Head Hunters (1953)

Valley of Head Hunters





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Valley of the Headhunters was number eleven in Columbia's "Jungle Jim" series. Johnny Weissmuller returns as Jim, while his leading lady on this safari is Christine Larson. Things get under way when Jim is assigned to help a government representative attain the mineral rights to a tribal valley. Meanwhile, a gang of diamond smugglers discovers that the coveted land is rich with oil. The crooks persuade the villagers to pose as headhunters, thereby scaring off Jim and the other white men. Only slightly less believable than the plotline of Valley of the Headhunters are the antics of Jungle Jim's faithful chimp Tamba, who at one point gets "drunk" on a bottle of ether (the slow-motion gags which ensue are straight out of the "Little Rascals" lexicon).more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: Samuel Newman
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Columbia Pictures


Christine Larson
as Ellen Shaw
Steven Ritch
as Lt. Barry
Nelson Leigh
as Mr. Bradley
Joseph Allen Jr.
as Pico Church
George Eldredge
as Commissioner Kingsto...
Neyle Morrow
as Cpl. Bono
Don Blackman
as Chief Bagava
Paul Thompson
as Chief Gitzhak
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The acting is pretty bad, the sets are rather lousy, and the monkey is so annoying. The plot is fairly dull, and it gets to the point where you're sitting through one pointless scene after another, with the occasional bit of action or humor.

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