MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 16,771 this week

Tarzan's Revenge (1938)

5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 349 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 6 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at Internet Archive

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1040 titles
created 01 Jun 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 60 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 52 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tarzan's Revenge (1938)

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tarzan's Revenge.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.

Director: Carl Schenkel
Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jane March, Steven Waddington
Tarzan II (Video 2005)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The tale of Tarzan's misadventures as a boy as he searches for his true identity and the meaning of family.

Director: Brian Smith
Stars: Harrison Chad, George Carlin, Brad Garrett
Tarzan & Jane (2002)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After being married an entire year, Jane thinks back on some of her and Tarzan's adventures as she seaches for something special to mark the occasion with.

Directors: Steve Loter, Lisa Schaffer, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Olivia d'Abo, Jeff Bennett
Tarzan (1999)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

Directors: Chris Buck, Kevin Lima
Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Glenn Morris ...
Eleanor Holm ...
Eleanor Reed
George Barbier ...
Roger Reed
C. Henry Gordon ...
Ben Alleu Bey
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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

Taglines:

THE TARZAN-THRILL OF ALL TIME! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 January 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan's Revenge  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Is part of the Public Domain. 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.
See more »

Connections

Follows Tarzan Escapes (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Gruesome Misterioso
(1916) (uncredited)
Music by Gaston Borch
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Watchable Low-Key Tarzan Feature
22 February 2006 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This low-key Tarzan feature relies more on the settings and the general situation than it does on the story, which is rather sketchy. It was Glenn Morris's only appearance as Tarzan, and while he certainly looks athletic enough, his lack of acting experience really shows. Some of the other aspects of the movie help out just enough to make it watchable.

The story has an expedition heading to Africa to capture some zoo specimens, with Tarzan indicating a strong preference for allowing his animal friends to stay in the wild. Meanwhile, a lecherous sultan has spotted a young woman in the expedition, and would like to add her to his harem, so he has made plans accordingly. Most of the screen time, though, does not advance the story, instead focusing on a variety of vignettes, and adding a lot of footage of lions, elephants, and many other animals, including a couple of cute lion cubs. The real action consumes just a small fraction of the running time.

Hedda Hopper, in a smaller role, is the liveliest of the cast members, and she has a few good moments with George Barbier, as the aunt and uncle of the heroine. As the heroine, Eleanor Holm is also pretty inexperienced, but she does have a solid screen presence. Morris's flat portrayal of Tarzan means that Holm has to try to carry a number of their scenes.

This is watchable as very light viewing, as long as you're prepared not to be too critical and don't mind a rather slow pace, but it doesn't have enough strengths to be any more than that.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Tarzan's Revenge (1938) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?