The Naked Jungle

  • Film
  • Action and adventure
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A weird and wonderful combination of melodrama, sexual symbolism and exotic adventure. At the turn of the century, South American plantation-owner Heston battles both with an army of red ants and with his feelings of impotence and disgust towards the red-haired beauty he has married by proxy (Parker). Produced by George Pal, sumptuously shot by Ernest Laszlo, intelligently and literately scripted by Philip Yordan, it somehow, miraculously, holds absurdity at bay.

Release details

Duration: 95 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Byron Haskin
Screenwriter: Philp Yordan, Ranald MacDougall
Cast: Charlton Heston
Eleanor Parker
William Conrad
Abraham Sofaer
Norma Calderon
John Dierkes
Douglas Fowley
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