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Tarzan the Fearless (1933)

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In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes. Tarzan takes an immediate liking to the blond Mary Brooks and rescues her during a nasty... See full summary »

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Julie Bishop ...
Mary Brooks (as Jaqueline Wells)
Edward Woods ...
Bob Hall (as Eddie Woods)
Philo McCullough ...
Jeff Herbert
E. Alyn Warren ...
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In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes. Tarzan takes an immediate liking to the blond Mary Brooks and rescues her during a nasty storm. Not everyone in the party sees Tarzan as a friend and one of the safari guides, Jeff Herbert, has a written offer of £10,000 for anyone who can confirm that the ape man is dead. Mary's father disappears however, taken prisoner by those who guard the treasure of Zar. It's left to Tarzan to rescue him and the others who have been taken prisoner. Written by garykmcd

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Swings into hot action from the opening shot --- and thunders on its blazing way...from daring action to nerve-tingling thrill...from gripping suspense to startling climax! See more »

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Action | Adventure

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Unrated
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11 August 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan the Invincible  »

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(12 episodes) | (feature) | (feature)

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The complete, original serial version is considered to be a lost film. See more »

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When Tarzan first takes Mary to his cave, her skirt is torn, then it's not torn, then it's torn again. See more »

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Follows The Son of Tarzan (1920) See more »

Soundtracks

Call of Tarzan
(1933) (uncredited)
Music by Jerry Herst
Lyrics by Felton Kaufman and Bernie Grossman
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Not as bad as I've heard
6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Buster Crabbe plays Tarzan in this short movie that was the first 4 episodes of a serial. He's GOT to be the first blonde Tarzan ever! I heard this was just awful. I admit the plot jumps around and the print I saw was in terrible condition--but I liked it. Mostly it was because of Crabbe--he had a beautiful, muscular body and was much better-looking than Johnny Weismuller. He also acted better--Weismuller always had a blank look on his face--Crabbe changes expression often. Also he wore the skimpiest lion cloth I've ever seen. His acting wasn't bad either--I was pretty surprised! He hated making this though--he said the "damned" monkey who played Cheetah was always biting him! I realize it's a matter of taste but I think Crabbe was easily the best-looking and sexist Tarzan ever.

Worth taking a look at.


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