People, Oct. 13, 1975

Is the call of the wild too tempting for a newly tamed Richard Burton? On a safari around southern Africa with Elizabeth Taylor, 43, as part of the couple's trial reconciliation, Burton, 49, let his primitive instincts emerge. So noted Johannesburg newsmen, who rumored that he swiped a passing paw at a local beauty. Then, enraged when Liz was asked for a dance at a charity ball, Burton, said the press, turned Tarzan and threatened to punch the man out. Can it be that Burton's only fuel was passion? Supposedly on the wagon, the actor was observed taking a slug of...

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