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October 11, 2014
Silly jungle junk but Hedy is ravishing. If that's enough for you this is worth watching once but only once.
½ January 12, 2014
Hedy Lamar plays African native seductress Tondelayo, luring great white hunger Walter Pidgeon and other sugar plantation Englishmen to do her bidding. The story and characters are extremely corny, not to mention the rampart racism throughout the film. The only reason to watch this film is for the unbelievably gorgeous Lamar, who was popular in her day but sadly never seemed to have appeared in any film classics, causing her to become somewhat of a forgotten Hollywood star.
September 17, 2012
a strange kinda hybrid pix
July 2, 2011
Hedy Lamarr is the only bright side of this movie.
February 11, 2009
The movie itself is not that good. But I enjoy the portrayal of the tropical heat and working condition. And of course, Hedy is hot!!! :-)
July 21, 2008
An interesting little production in which a forewarned English man is seduced and betrayed by an infamous, seductive native- played with viscious sex appeal by the beautiful Hedy Lamarr. It isn't exactly brilliant, but its jungle setting and brutal climax make it worthwhile.
June 10, 2008
I was curious about this movie because of gorgeous Hedy Lamarr as "Tandelayo", but this thing was awful, with blatant racist dialogue -- so pervasive in these bwana ungawa movies. Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain, Frank Morgan, who played a drunk doctor, and I'll never use the word "acclimatized" in conversation again!
April 20, 2008
This movie was bad in so many ways. Reason #1, MGM decided to cast Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr as an African native. Uh what?
½ April 20, 2008
Tandelayo !!!! That face !!!
½ April 18, 2008
Temperatures rise in the African jungle for the rubber tree plantation managers when Hedy Lamarr shows up. It's trashy, but fun Hollywood trash as Hedy manipulates the latest arrival who is trying to acclimatize (!!!) to his latest assignment.
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