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Tarzan Triumphs (1943)

Passed | | Action, War, Adventure | 19 February 1943 (USA)
Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, ... See full summary »

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(as William Thiele)

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(screenplay), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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Boy
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Col. von Reichart
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German Sergeant (as Sig Rumann)
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Capt. Bausch
Rex Williams ...
Lt. Reinhardt Schmidt
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Patriarch
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Storyline

Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, becomes involved after the Nazis shoot at him and capture Boy: "Now Tarzan make war!" Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | War | Adventure

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 February 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Triumphs  »

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(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Produced during the war, the plot was very anti-German. The film was directed by Austrian born Wilhelm Thiele, credited as William Thiele. See more »

Goofs

When Tarzan is fighting the Nazis, he rips the magazine off a machine gun and tosses it to the ground. A moment later, one of the Nazis starts climbing to the top of the building to use the gun, and you can see the magazine still there. Yet when the Nazi arrives at the gun, the magazine is missing again. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: [murmuring in his sleep] Come here, Boy! Boy!
Zandra: Tarzan.
Tarzan: [awakens] Zandra. Tarzan dream.
Zandra: You had a terrible fall, and I gave you the jungle medicine to make you sleep. Just as you gave it to me.
Tarzan: Now Tarzan remember! Nazis! Where Boy?
Zandra: They took him away, Tarzan.
Tarzan: Took away? Boy?
[grabs knife]
Tarzan: Now Tarzan make war!
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Connections

Followed by Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958) See more »

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Superb - Tarzan at his finest
9 December 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

When I think of Tarzan films, I think of this one - Cheetah's seminal scene at the end is one of my all-time favourite movie moments. This is, in my opinion the best of the Tarzan genre and I rate it a "10". I may be a bit biased having grown up watching these on TV, then going down the woods with my mates to build dens, climb trees and throw spears at anything that moved, but all the classic formulaic events of a Tarzan masterpiece are here. The big man himself, the jungle, dangerous animals ... throw in a bunch of Nazis for Tarzan to deal with too and how could it be anything but great ? Cheetah gives the performance of his life - he will have you rolling in the aisles with his antics near the end.

If you haven't seen it and it comes on TV, give it a go ... sit back, suspend your disbelief, accept it wasn't made yesterday and take the special effects at face value ... and simply enjoy ...

Superb.

... now, where's my spear ?


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