Jungle Captive

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Jungle Captive ★½ 1945

Second campy sequel to “Captive Wild Woman” following “Jungle Woman.” Mad scientist Dr. Stendahl (Kruger) has been experimenting on bringing dead animals back to life and then attempting to make them human. He steals the body of an female ape (Lane) to practice on and kidnaps his human assistant, Ann (Ward), so she can “donate” her blood. The ape becomes a woman but still has the brain of an animal. This leads to violence. 64m/B VHS . Otto Kruger, Vicky Lane, Amelita Ward, Rondo Hatton, Phil Brown, Jerome Cowan; D: Harold Young; W: M. Coates Webster, Dwight V. Babcock; C: Maury Gertsman.