For the final time, pack your mosquito spray and come with
us into the fake jungles of Rome's film studios in search of a mythical white
goddess who has the kind of sex appeal that even the animals can dig. Yes, it's
Tarzana, the beautiful heiress whose parents died in the plane crash that left
her alone in Kenya to survive and thrive, learning such essential jungle skills
as how to swing on vines, how to direct elephants, and how to weave tiny
In the episode we discuss the lack of available interviews
with star Ken Clark. I thought I had found some videos, but on post-episode
examination it turns out these are interviews with British politician Ken
Clarke. However, the fanzine European Trash Cinema did interview our Ken back
in 1995. You can find part of that interview reproduced HERE. If you want to
read the whole thing, the issue is currently for sale on eBay.
The only decent online coverage of Tarzana can be found on
the blog Spinning Image.
We hope you have enjoyed this jungle-themed mini-season. We
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