A young couple die in a plane crash in the jungle. Their son is found by Tarzan and Jane who name him Boy and raise him as their own. Five years later a search party comes to find the young heir to millions of dollars. Jane agrees, against Tarzan's will, to lead them to civilization. Written by
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This is a middle point of the Tarzan series. Its when they moved from more violent and sexy adult fare (a prime example being "Tarzan and His Mate") to safer, more polished grade-b matinée films. When compared to the earlier films in the series, one can't help but be disappointed. However, when viewed on its own, its passable entertainment. Its definitely one of the best of the latter entries. It embodies what most people think of when they hear the name Tarzan.
There are several things that work well. First off, Henry Stephenson gives a sympathetic and dignified portrayal of an older British gentleman who accompanies the rescue safari. His performance is very high class, much more so than the series needed. Maureen O'Sullivan, while never a fantastic actress, was certainly ravishing. If you want to see her at her finest, check out "Tarzan and His Mate", which is still the greatest film in the series.
There are also some negative points to this entry. The ending seems rushed and poorly edited. Its also less exciting and suspenseful than the previous entries. This is still an entertaining flick to make you feel nostalgic. (5/10)
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