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Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)

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Tarzan's jungle home, and his family, Jane and Boy, are threatened by men greedy for gold.

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Professor Elliott
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O'Doul
Tom Conway ...
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Vandermeer
Cordell Hickman ...
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Storyline

A scientific expedition happens to discover that gold exits on Tarzan's escarpment. The villainous Medford and Vandermeer kidnap Jane and Boy to extort from Tarzan the location of the gold. Everyone is captured by wicked natives. Tarzan and his elephants rush to the rescue. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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gold | rescue | greed | elephant | river | See more »

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Release Date:

1 December 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Tesouro de Tarzan  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Sepiatone) (blue tone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

French visa # 4645 delivered in 1946. See more »

Goofs

When the natives are hurling spears at the truck, the tips of some of the spears bend, flex, or rebound (they are obviously made of rubber or foam). See more »

Quotes

Boy: [after flinging a stone at a Leopard] Got him. Right on the nose.
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Connections

Followed by Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

My Tender One
(uncredited)
from Eskimo (1933)
Music by William Axt
Played during end credits
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A most enjoyable movie
18 April 2013 | by (Madison, Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie today. I found it on Netflix. I had forgotten how enjoyable this series was. If one can keep their mind on the fact this was made long ago without computer graphics and fancy special effects it is quite enjoyable. I still find myself wondering how on earth they filmed the parts with the real wild animals. That could not have been easy and they made it look so real.

Some of the background is obviously not real but this movie is such fun I barely noticed. A couple times I even chuckled at it.

I enjoyed this so much I started the second movie on this disk, the New York adventure and stayed up way past my bedtime.

I have determined to rent every Tarzan available and remind myself of when life was simpler and more enjoyable. Ten stars because it made me feel to watch this once again.


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