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Tarzan the Fearless (1933)

Unrated | | Action, Adventure | 11 August 1933 (USA)
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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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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Action | Adventure

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11 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Tarzan the Invincible  »

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

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The surviving 86-minute UK feature version, released by Wardour Films, resolves many of the plot issues left hanging in the considerably shorter 61-minute US feature version released by Principal Distributing Corp. See more »

Goofs

As with almost all Tarzan films, the elephants shown are Indian elephants, not African elephants. 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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Buster Crabbe Swings Into Action
13 November 2010 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

In an attempt to cash-in on MGM's successful "Tarzan the Ape Man" (1932) starring Johnny Weissmuller, producer Sol Lesser went ahead with a serial follow-up. Perhaps not expecting its revival would become so valuable a property, MGM had not fully secured the rights. Cashing in on cashing in, the first four chapters of the "Tarzan" serial were edited into a feature-length "Tarzan the Fearless". The full 12-part serial is presently lost. This is not a good film, but it's worth seeing muscularly handsome Buster Crabbe in the lead role; he has a different, more spirited, take on the jungle man. Watchers should be advised that Mr. Crabbe's loincloth seems to be missing half of its backside, but his front is securely covered.

*** Tarzan the Fearless (8/11/33) Robert F. Hill ~ Buster Crabbe, Julie Bishop, E. Alyn Warren, Edward Woods


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