The Savage Girl

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  • PG
  • 1932
  • 56 min
  • 4.3  (230)

The Savage Girl is a 1932 adventure film directed by Harry L. Fraser and starring Rochelle Hudson, Walter Byron, and Harry Myers. The film is set in Africa and follows the story of a young woman named Milly (Hudson) who was raised by a tribe of natives after her father, a scientist, was killed by a leopard. Milly grows up with the tribe and is trained in their ways of hunting and survival. She becomes a skilled hunter and warrior, feared by the neighboring tribes for her ferocity and skill. Milly's life changes when a group of white men arrives in the area, searching for diamonds. Among the group of men is Jack Lane (Byron), a young man who immediately falls in love with Milly.

Despite their different backgrounds, Jack and Milly begin a romance that is complicated by the prejudices and expectations of their respective cultures. Jack's friend, Mr. Trask (Myers) is against the relationship and sees it as a threat to their mission of finding diamonds. Trask is also aware of the potential danger that Milly and her tribe pose to their search, and he begins to plot against them.

As the conflict between the white men and the natives escalates, Milly finds herself torn between her feelings for Jack and her loyalty to her tribe. She must navigate the dangerous terrain of love and politics to find a way to unite the two worlds and bring peace to the region.

The Savage Girl is an exciting adventure film that features stunning scenery, thrilling action sequences, and a passionate love story. The film was shot on location in Africa, and the natural beauty of the landscapes adds depth and authenticity to the story. The scenes of hunting and battles between tribes are intense and realistic, and the performances by the actors are top-notch.

Rochelle Hudson shines as Milly, the strong and independent heroine who must find a way to reconcile her love for Jack with her loyalty to her people. Hudson brings a fierce energy to the role, and her physicality and skill in the hunting and fighting scenes are impressive. Walter Byron is charming and romantic as Jack, and the chemistry between him and Hudson is palpable.

Harry Myers provides comic relief as Trask, the conniving and selfish antagonist who sees Milly and her tribe as obstacles to his goals. Myers brings his trademark humor to the role, and his interactions with the other characters add a lightheartedness to the otherwise serious plot.

Overall, The Savage Girl is an entertaining and engaging adventure film that showcases the talents of its cast and crew. The film's themes of love, loyalty, and cultural conflict are still relevant today, and the story remains a compelling and exciting adventure for audiences of all ages.

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    4.3  (230)