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Tarzan's Revenge (1938)

Approved  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  7 January 1938 (USA)
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Eleanor and her parents are hunting big game, acompanied by her wimpish fiance. Ben lleu Bey wants to add her to his 100-woman harem. Tarzan wants her too.

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Complete credited cast:
Glenn Morris ...
Eleanor Holm ...
George Barbier ...
Roger Reed
C. Henry Gordon ...
Ben Alleu Bey
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Penny Reed
Joe Sawyer ...
Olaf Punch (as Joseph Sawyer)
George Meeker ...
Nevin Potter
Corbet Morris ...
Jigger - Nevin's Servant
John Lester Johnson ...
Koki - Chief Bearer
Frederick Clarke ...
Ben Alleu's Servant
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Eleanor and her parents are hunting big game, acompanied by her wimpish fiance. Ben lleu Bey wants to add her to his 100-woman harem. Tarzan wants her too. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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rescue | lioness | mud | guide | africa | See All (58) »

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The latest and greatest of EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS' famous adventures! See more »


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7 January 1938 (USA)  »

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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan's Revenge  »

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(RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

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1.37 : 1
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Tarzan spends less screen time in this film than in any other picture in the series. See more »

Quotes

Roger Reed: [to Eleanor] Yes, sir, i'm going to take back to Evansville a bunch og rare animals that'll make the New York Zoo look like a hicksville proposition.
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Followed by Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955) See more »

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In the Depths
(1924) (uncredited)
Music by Nem Herkan
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A Loincloth Fill-In
2 December 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

An African expedition intends to collect animals for zooery, which angers animal rights advocate Glenn Morris (as Tarzan). Eleanor Holm (as Eleanor aka Ellen) adds femininity to the casting expedition; of course, she catches Mr. Morris' eye. Morris, like Johnny Weissmuller, was an Olympic star; he looks great in the loincloth, but doesn't play either the Weissmuller or Edgar Rice Burroughs version of the "Tarzan" character very well. Ms. Holm was also an athlete; and, although she swims and cavorts wonderfully, she can't lift herself out of a shallow pool! Hedda Hopper (as Penny) and Cheetah (uncredited) provide support (and are supported). "Tarzan's Revenge" provided filmgoers with second-rate Tarzan fare, during a nearly three year wait between Weissmuller movies.

*** Tarzan's Revenge (1/7/38) D. Ross Lederman ~ Glenn Morris, Eleanor Holm, Hedda Hopper


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