MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 21,115 this week

Tarzan the Tiger (1929)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure  -  9 December 1929 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

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 »

Director:

(as Henry McRae)

Writers:

(novel), (titles), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 284 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
a list of 56 titles
created 10 Jan 2013
 
a list of 60 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tarzan the Tiger (1929)

Tarzan the Tiger (1929) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tarzan the Tiger.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Tarzan is summoned to Brazil by an old friend to stop an evil tribal cult from destroying native villages and enslaving the survivors. The Lord of the Jungle is accompanied on his quest by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Mike Henry, Jan Murray, Manuel Padilla Jr.
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks ... See full summary »

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: Jock Mahoney, Leo Gordon, Mark Dana
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The spiritual leader of an oriental country is dying. The leader's evil brother Khan is plotting to prevent Kashi, the youthful heir, from assuming his rightful position. Tarzan is summoned... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Jock Mahoney, Woody Strode, Tsu Kobayashi
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An African tribe devoted to the leopard cult is dedicated to preventing civilization from moving further into Africa. Tarzan fights them when the cult first attacks a caravan and next ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann
Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin
Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The Lionians are a tribe dying of a mysterious disease. Their Chief decides to kidnap Jane and Lola, a half-breed nurse, in order to help repopulate his civilization. Tarzan must rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Sholem
Stars: Lex Barker, Vanessa Brown, Robert Alda
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Tarzan leads five passengers from a downed airplane out of the jungle. En route white hunter Hawkins tries to sell them to the Oparian chief. Captured by the Oparians and nearly sacrificed ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: Gordon Scott, Robert Beatty, Yolande Donlan
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Frazier and his gang are rustling horses. When the wild horse Tarzan frees Frazier's horses. Frazier gets the Sheriff to declare Tarzan an outlaw and have him shot. But Tarzan is Ken's favorite and he now tries to protect him.

Director: Alan James
Stars: Ken Maynard, Merna Kennedy, Niles Welch
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Manuel Caño
Stars: Steve Hawkes, Peter Lee Lawrence, Ángel del Pozo
Action | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Robert Ridgely, Jack Bannon, Ted Cassidy
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A Tarzan-type jungle warrior tries to save a safari from being attacked by a tribe of Leopard Men.

Director: Carlo Veo
Stars: Ralph Hudson, Rita Klein, Nuccia Cardinali
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Robert L. Friend
Stars: Ron Ely, Manuel Padilla Jr., Jock Mahoney
Edit

Cast

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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Passed
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 December 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan der Tiger  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This serial only survived because it had been released as a "talking" serial. See more »

Connections

Followed by Tarzan of Manisa (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Cast corrections for Tarzan the Tiger
2 May 2002 | by (Los Angeles County, California) – See all my reviews

I would like to set the record straight for two members of the cast of this charming and engaging serial. The part of "Queen La of Opar" was played by Kithnou (aka Mlle. Kithnou) a Hindu actress, and not by Lillian Worth as stated on the video cover and in Buck Rainey's book "Serials and Series: A World Filmography, 1912-1956." As was the custom in many silent films, the title card which announced the first appearance of an important member of the cast included the name of that actor. When you watch this serial you will see that the part of Queen La is played by Kithnou.

And so it is with the character, "Mohammed Bey." Buck Rainey lists Frank Lanning as the actor who portrayed this role. In the actual film however, it is clear that "Bey" was played by the actor Paul Panzer.

Viewers who are used to Johnny Weissmuller and other's loincloth portrayals of Tarzan may be surprised to see all the animal skins that Frank Merrill wears in this role. He looks amusing to say the least. And his interpretation of the famous "Tarzan yell" is more like the drawn out exclamation of a Swiss mountain climber..."Yah! Yah!" I laughed each time he did it. Still, he is stoic and muscular and has an aura of strength about him.

Natalie Kingston, as Jane, is spectacularly sexy and desirable! When I saw her topless swimming scene I re-wound the tape at least three times! In fact, I loved every scene she was in, clothed or not. Not to be missed!


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Best Stunt Award for 1929 donovanarchmontierth
Available at Internet Archive scribe1270
Discuss Tarzan the Tiger (1929) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?