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Tarzan the Tiger (1929)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure  -  9 December 1929 (USA)
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After Tarzan's estate is destroyed by Arabs Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. Tarzan develops amnesia after a blow to the head. When he recovers his memory ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Frank Merrill ...
Natalie Kingston ...
Jane / Lady Jane
Al Ferguson ...
Albert Werper
Mademoiselle Kithnou ...
Queen La of Opar
Paul Panzer ...
Mohammed Bey
Clive Morgan ...
Philip Annersley
Sheldon Lewis ...
Achmet Zek
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After Tarzan's estate is destroyed by Arabs Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. Tarzan develops amnesia after a blow to the head. When he recovers his memory (from a later blow) he defeats the villain, recovers the fabulous jewels of Opar, and rescues Jane. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Mightier than "TARZAN the MIGHTY"! (original poster)

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9 December 1929 (USA)  »

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Tarzan der Tiger  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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"Tarzan the Terrible" was planned but the studio decided that Frank Merrill's voice wasn't right for talkies and the film was scrapped. See more »

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Followed by Tarzán en la gruta del oro (1969) See more »

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An action-packed serial with a handsome, hunky, articulate Tarzan!
7 October 1998 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent adaptation of the book, Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. Frank Merrill's classically handsome features and lithe, muscular body make him a fine Tarzan visually; his vine-swinging and elephant riding are unparalleled in the movies; and the script allows him to be the refined, educated Tarzan of the books, at least intially (until he loses his memory.) This is an exciting serial, full of action and with great sets and scenery. The only question is: why a tiger? But the mistake is a charming one, since it echoes the one ERB himself made in initially putting tigers in Africa himself.


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