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Director:
Writers:
Edgar Rice Burroughs (story)
Basil Dickey (continuity) ...
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Release Date:
11 August 1933 (USA) See more »
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Romance! Adventure! Thrills! See more »
Plot:
In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The People Of Zar See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Buster Crabbe ... Tarzan
Julie Bishop ... Mary Brooks (as Jaqueline Wells)
Edward Woods ... Bob Hall (as Eddie Woods)
Philo McCullough ... Jeff Herbert
E. Alyn Warren ... Dr. Brooks

Mischa Auer ... High Priest
Matthew Betz ... Nick
Frank Lackteen ... Abdul
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Symona Boniface ... Sara (uncredited)
Everett Brown ... Bearer (uncredited)
George DeNormand ... Guard (uncredited)
Darby Jones ... Anga (uncredited)

Al Kikume ... Warrior (uncredited)
Carlotta Monti ... Madi (uncredited)
Philip Sleeman ... Slave Trader (uncredited)
Ivory Williams ... Unga (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert F. Hill  (as Robert Hill)
 
Writing credits
Edgar Rice Burroughs (story)

Basil Dickey (continuity) &
George H. Plympton (continuity)

Walter Anthony (dialogue editor)

Produced by
Sol Lesser .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Joseph Brotherton (photography) (as Jos. Brotherton)
Harry Neumann (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Himm (film editor)
 
Production Management
Julian Lesser .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Theodore Joos .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Charles J. Hunt .... sound editor
 
Stunts
George DeNormand .... stunt double (uncredited)
Bert Goodrich .... stunt double (uncredited)
Red Knight .... stunt double (uncredited)
Nellie Walker .... stunt double (uncredited)
Thelma Warren .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Abe Meyer .... music supervision
Henry Hadley .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Gene Johnston .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hugo Riesenfeld .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Milan Roder .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Oliver Wallace .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Sam Wineland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
William Lord Wright .... screen play supervisor (as Wm. Lord Wright)
Walter Anthony .... dialogue director (uncredited)
David Holt .... human double: chimpanzee (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
200 min (12 episodes) | USA:61 min (feature) | UK:86 min (feature)
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The complete, original serial version is considered to be a lost film.See more »
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Continuity: 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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Soundtrack:
Call of TarzanSee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The People Of Zar, 31 March 2012
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Tarzan The Fearless has swimming icon Buster Crabbe in the role of Edgar Rice Burroughs noble savage of the African jungle. What I'm reviewing is a condensed version of a Tarzan serial which this film was.

Condensed when referring to serials is never good. I'm not a big fan of serials in general, but editing them down to feature film you lose a whole lot of continuity. I have to confess I gave up trying to follow the plot.

Crabbe though was one magnificent specimen. We have a blond 'Jane' played by Julie Bishop who with her fiancé Edward Woods is on an expedition to find her scientist father E. Alyn Warren. Bishop and Woods have a pair of treacherous guides in Philo McCullough and Matthew Betz who've got an agenda of their own which is to locate a fortune in emeralds from the lost people of Zar whom Warren is trying to locate and study.

Crabbe even in the condensed version is wrestling with lions and crocodiles and the people of Zar bailing these intruders out of trouble. All in all viewed today it's pretty silly.

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