Tiger Fangs

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Tiger Fangs
Tiger Fangs (1943) film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Sam Newfield
Produced by Jack Schwarz
Fred McConnell
Written by Arthur St. Claire
Starring June Duprez
Frank Buck
Duncan Renaldo
Dan Seymour
Arno Frey
J. Farrell MacDonald
Pedro Regas
Music by Lee Zahler
Cinematography Ira H. Morgan
Edited by George M. Merrick
Distributed by Producers Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • September 10, 1943 (1943-09-10)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Tiger Fangs is a 1943 American adventure/thriller film directed by Sam Newfield and starring Frank Buck and June Duprez. It was distributed Producers Releasing Corporation. The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul Palmentola.

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Plot

Frank Buck tangles with Nazis who have been doping tigers in Malaya, thereby making man-eaters of them. With the cats on a rampage, rubber production is seriously curtailed and the Allied war effort jeopardized. Buck and his associates, Peter Jeremy, Geoffrey MacCardle and Linda McCardle, thwart the Teutonic malefactors: the villainous Nazi Dr. Lang (Arno Frey) and his portly accomplice Henry Gratz. Thereafter, life is safe once again in the jungle.

Cast

Reception

“Juves should find this Frank Buck actioner exciting. It's a fiction piece, and not the usual jungle travelogue…June Duprez is as attractive a biologist as one could hope to meet up with in the middle of the jungle.” [1]

“The animal shots are eye-filling, as usual, and especially well photographed…They're convincing enough…to keep the younger generation glued to movie house seats. Sam Newfield directed with a good sense of melodramatic action, and it is Mr. Buck himself who gives the stand-out performance. The jungle fellow is a right natural actor.” [2]

As of 2014, Tiger Fangs holds a two and a half star rating (5.1/10) on IMDb.

Promotional photo for Tiger Fangs, showing Arno Frey (left) and Pedro Regas (right) Tiger Fangs (1943) promotional photo.jpg
Promotional photo for Tiger Fangs, showing Arno Frey (left) and Pedro Regas (right)
Left to right: MacDonald, Frey, Banks, and Buck in the film Tiger Fangs (1943) film still 01.jpg
Left to right: MacDonald, Frey, Banks, and Buck in the film
Still from Tiger Fangs, with Buck and Duprez at center Tiger Fangs (1943) film still 02.jpg
Still from Tiger Fangs, with Buck and Duprez at center
Renaldo (left) and Buck in the film Tiger Fangs (1943) film still 03.jpg
Renaldo (left) and Buck in the film
Promotional photo featuring Dan Seymour (left) and Pedro Regas Tiger Fangs (1943) film still 04.jpg
Promotional photo featuring Dan Seymour (left) and Pedro Regas

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References

  1. Variety, Nov 24, 1943
  2. Irene Thirer, New York Post, Nov 24, 1943

Bibliography