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Tarzan and His Mate (1934)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  20 April 1934 (USA)
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The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well.

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Storyline

In the first sequel to Tarzan, the Ape Man, Harry Holt returns to Africa to head up a large ivory expedition. This time he brings his womanizing friend Marlin Arlington. Holt also harbors ideas about convincing Jane to return to London. When Holt and Arlington show Jane some of the modern clothes and perfumes they brought from civilization, she is impressed but not enough to return. Tarzan wrestles every wild animal imaginable to protect Jane but when he disallows the expedition from plundering ivory from the elephant burial grounds, it is he who takes a bullet from Arlington's gun. Jane eventually believes that Tarzan is dead but he is nursed back to health by the apes. As Jane and the returning expedition are attacked by violent natives, we wonder if Tarzan can rescue them yet again. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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ivory | jungle | elephant | rescue | sequel | See All (33) »

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Johnny Weismuller is back again!

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Action | Adventure

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Release Date:

20 April 1934 (USA)  »

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A Companheira de Tarzan  »

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$1,279,142 (estimated)
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| (1951) | (cut)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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The trailer was scored by Herbert Stothart See more »

Goofs

Harry and Martin climb the rocks toward the top, where the monkeys are, carrying the rifles on their shoulders. But next shot, when Harry is shown from above, he is holding the rifle leaned on the top. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Beamish: I wouldn't trust meself in that jungle if it was me, sir.
Harry Holt: Well, I will.
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Connections

Follows The Revenge of Tarzan (1920) See more »

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My Tender One
(1930) (uncredited)
from Eskimo (1933)
Music by William Axt
Played during end credits
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one of the best adventure films then and now
2 August 2005 | by (Vancouver,Canada) – See all my reviews

As noted by other reviewers this is one of the best Tarzan movies. Unlike others however, I like the beginning of the film as it feels like a pretty accurate depiction of what a trading post must have been like. Plus the exposition is needed so we know why Harry wants to go back into the jungle. In addition the beginning of the film contains one of the most thrilling and terrifying chase sequences ever made.This occurs when Harry's safari group has to outrun a tribe of cannibals. The pre-censorship production values add a lot of realism, genuinely depicting the terrible dangers that awaited Europeans going into the jungle. The film also offers, though perhaps antecedently, an accurate account of how horribly treated the native Africans were by their white employers. In addition sexy Jane, thousands of elephants , some great sets and two chetas! Not to be missed an adventure classic.


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