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The Wild Women of Wongo (1958)

Unrated | | Adventure, Comedy
Men, women and apes live together as three different tribes on the tropical island of Wongo. When the tribes discover that they live together on the island, ape-men start planning a raid on the tribe in order to capture mates.

Director:

James L. Wolcott

Writer:

Cedric Rutherford (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Hawkshaw Jean Hawkshaw ... Omoo
Mary Ann Webb Mary Ann Webb ... Mona
Candé Gerrard Candé Gerrard ... Ahtee
Adrienne Bourbeau Adrienne Bourbeau ... Wana
Marie Goodhart Marie Goodhart ... Woman of Wongo
Michelle Lamaack Michelle Lamaack ... Woman of Wongo
Joyce Nizzari Joyce Nizzari ... Woman of Wongo
Val Phillips Val Phillips ... Woman of Wongo
Jo Elaine Wagner Jo Elaine Wagner ... Woman of Wongo
Pat Crowley Pat Crowley ... Man of Wongo
Ray Rotello Ray Rotello ... Man of Wongo
Billy Day Billy Day ... Man of Wongo
Burt Parker Burt Parker ... Man of Wongo
Robert Serrecchia Robert Serrecchia ... Man of Wongo
Whitey Hart Whitey Hart ... Man of Wongo
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On the tropical island of Wongo, a tribe of beautiful women discover that the other side of the island is inhabited by a tribe of handsome men. They also discover that a tribe of evil ape men live on the island, too, and the ape men are planning a raid on the tribe in order to capture mates. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Savage in battle... primitive in love... prehistoric beauties live by the code of the jungle! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Certificate:

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Trivia

Arthur Anderson, the voice of the parrot in "The Wild Women of Wongo" wasn't just an actor. He was also an author. His autobiography "An Actor's Odyssey: Orson Wells to Lucky the Leprechaun describes the singular journey of a young boy who fell in love with the theatre and, in turn, was embraced by it. All through the book Anderson makes each period of his life come alive and brings an insider's appreciation of the talented individuals he was associated with including Jackie Gleeson, Vincent Price and Woody Allen. See more »

Goofs

When one of the ape men is eaten by the alligator, an obviously fake-looking cloth stuffed dummy is used. See more »

Quotes

King of Wongo: In Wongo, you do not touch a maiden who is not yours.
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Featured in Elvira's Movie Macabre: Tormented (2011) See more »

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Well, if this movie was a puppy ...
24 December 2006 | by KennethEagleSpiritSee all my reviews

Ever see a puppy that was so ugly it was cute? That describes this dog of a movie. Gilligan's Island meets Ed Wood gone terribly wrong. Plot? It never thickens. Rather it starts out as thin as rice paper and remains just that transparent. Dialog? The dialog coach was sent out for coffee. Acting? It is to laugh. Sets? Well, none really. Special effects? Uh, there was that rubber alligator. Makeup? Think: Blue hair meant to look grey. But hey, it IS in colour. Maybe they should of thought about that before they called for makeup. Reality? This movie is a cinema dog rocket. But if you can get into Ed Wood meets Gilligan ... It IS kinda cute and good for a chuckle or two. But not much else.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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