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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
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Medford
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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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1 December 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Tesouro de Tarzan  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Sepiatone) (blue tone)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Due to many budget cutbacks following the death of Irving Thalberg many stock shots from former movies were used. 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

Tarzan: Too much talk. Tarzan way better.
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Connections

Followed by Tarzan and the Huntress (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

My Tender One
(uncredited)
from Eskimo (1933)
Music by William Axt
Played during end credits
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Fun old movies, but....
30 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I love the old Johnny Weissmuller/MGM "Tarzan" movies of the 1930s and 40s. I have them all six of them on laserdisc from the 1990s, but I have to wonder in what form they will arrive on DVD -- if ever? Watching "Tarzan's Secret Treasure" (1941) today I was amazed to hear for the first time, after many viewings, Barry Fitzgerald's O'Doul character refer to a little black native boy as a "pickaninny." In the earlier Tarzan movies the blacks are constantly called "boy" and other derogatory terms and often casually shot by white men for disobeying orders. I'm not sure, but I think there may be a problem with this being released on DVD today, but my point is that I DON'T want to see these films edited in any way. They're time capsules of entertainment from an earlier era, and they should be preserved.


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