Acquanetta Film Festival (born 1921)

"Arabian Nights" (1942) (as Ishya) (86 min) [6.3]

Shemp Howard as Sinbad

"Spectacular spectacle"; 
"Great escape"; 
"A costume-splendoured fantasy";
"Splendid technicolor"; 
"Splendid sand and sandal epic in glorious technicolor"


"Rhythm of the Islands" (1943) (as Luani) (60 min) B&W [N/R]

Andy Devine. "Laughs and Sweet Leilanis... Heart-teasing Songs... Eye-pleasing Sarongs!"

"Captive Wild Woman" (1943) (as Paula DuPree) (61 min) [6.1]

John Carradine, Milburn Stone (Gunsmoke's Doc). "plenty of vintage thrills"; "The film starts out with an exciting sequence"; "it never lets up". B Monstar Dot Com

"Jungle Woman" (1944) (as Paula) (61 min) [4.6]

"Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher." "I liked the interiors of the hospital--what a hallway--that thing was as wide as a highway!! And I liked the staircase also." imdb comments Stills from Jungle Woman

"Dead Man's Eyes" (1944) (as Tanya Czoraki) (64 min) [5.5]

"Lon Chaney, Jr. shines as the star of Universal's 'Inner Sactum' series."

"Tarzan and the Leopard Woman" (1946)

(as Lea, the High Priestess) (72 min) [6.0]

"Most entertaining of the Tarzan films Johnny Weismuller made for RKO." "A good one for Tarzan fans." "Acquenta is exotically gorgeous as the cults leader, Queen Lea."

"The Sword of Monte Cristo" (1951) (as Felice) (80 min) [6.7]

Picks up where the Dumas original leaves off. The titular sword is not only valuable in itself, but also provides clues to the whereabouts of the Count of Monte Cristo's missing fortune. Blockbuster Dot Com

"The Lost Continent" (1951) (as Native Girl) (83 min) [3.7]

Cesar Romero, Hugh (Ward Cleaver) Beaumont. "The story and dialogue move along quite well."

"Callaway Went Thataway" (aka "The Star Said No")

(1951, UK) (as Native Girl) B/W (81 min) [7.4]

Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel, Stan Freberg.

"Phat Beach" (1996) (Rated R) (89 min) [2.4]

Coolio, Anelique Perrin as Acquanetta. "By far the worst movie in the history of filmaking." "Who ever financed this movie deserves a kick." "The dialogue is super-horrible for even a C movie." "Never, ever watch this movie." Hollywood Dot Com Phat Beach Acquanetta imdb Film List [n.m] = International Movie Data Base (imdb) user rating Jungle Woman Still John and Judi's Links J & J Heath Home Page

(Last updated 2/21/2002)