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A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the ... See full summary »

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Connie Bryce
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Boy
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Paul Hendrix
Joe Sawyer ...
Karl Straeder
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Sheik Abdul El Khim
Robert Lowery ...
Prince Selim
Frank Puglia ...
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Philip Van Zandt ...
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
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A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the plants and wind up ruining a German's attempt to capture a wild horse. They arrive in an Arab city and rescue a stranded American lady magician, sentenced to be hanged for carrying a secret message to the Sheik. To obtain the plants, Tarzan must fight prehistoric monsters, Nazis, and so on. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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desert | sheik | nazi | horse | medicine | See more »

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Tarzan Defies Enemy Agents . . . in a hot-bed of Intrigue and Danger ! See more »


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15 April 1944 (Sweden)  »

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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan's Desert Mystery  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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During the sandstorm after their escape from the city, Tarzan and Boy can be seen wearing footwear of some kind, yet a moment later when they leave to seek shelter, they are both barefoot again. See more »

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Tarzan in Arabia
21 May 2011 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

A letter from his still absent mate "Jane" requests hefty jungle king Johnny Weissmuller (as Tarzan) go on a mission through Arabian desert sand to deliver some "fever medicine" needed by Allied troops. Adopted son Johnny Sheffield (as Boy) and pet chimp "Cheeta" tag along. Along the way, the trio team-up with adventurous Nancy Kelly (as Connie Bryce), a lady magician who loses her entourage. Arab-tinged Nazis and giant dinosaur-type animals cause trouble for the quartet. Watch out for the spider. It's all very silly, but with some nicely edited and photographed scenes.

***** Tarzan's Desert Mystery (12/26/43) Wilhelm Thiele ~ Johnny Weissmuller, Johnny Sheffield, Nancy Kelly, Otto Kruger


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