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Director:
Writers:
Roy Chanslor (screenplay) and
Carroll Young (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
19 February 1943 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle... See more » | Add synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
Actors Who’ve Played the Same Character the Most Times
 (From Cinelinx. 12 May 2014, 10:16 PM, PDT)

Johnny Sheffield obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 27 October 2010, 11:01 AM, PDT)

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Tarzan Swings over to RKO See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Frances Gifford ... Zandra
Stanley Ridges ... Col. Von Reichart
Sig Ruman ... Sergeant
Philip Van Zandt ... Capt. Bausch
Rex Williams ... Lt. Reinhardt Schmidt
Pedro de Cordoba ... Oman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louis Adlon ... German Officer in Berlin (uncredited)
Sven Hugo Borg ... Heinz (uncredited)
Stanley Brown ... Achmet (uncredited)
George Lynn ... Nazi Pilot (uncredited)
Manuel París ... Pallandria Man (uncredited)
Otto Reichow ... Grüber (uncredited)
Wilhelm von Brincken ... Gen. Hoffman in Berlin (uncredited)
William Yetter Sr. ... Nazi Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Wilhelm Thiele  (as William Thiele)
 
Writing credits
Roy Chanslor (screenplay) and
Carroll Young (screenplay)

Carroll Young (from a story by)

Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon the characters created by)

Produced by
Sol Lesser .... producer
Wilhelm Thiele .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Harry J. Wild (photography) (as Harry Wild)
 
Production Design by
Harry Horner (production designed by)
 
Art Direction by
Hans Peters 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clem Beauchamp .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John C. Grubb .... sound technician
 
Stunts
Babe DeFreest .... stunt double: Frances Gifford (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elmer Ellsworth .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Hal C. Kern .... supervising editor (as Hal Kern)
 
Music Department
C. Bakaleinikoff .... musical director
 
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Also Known As:
"Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Triumphs" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
76 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-12 (1956) | Finland:K-16 (1947) | Norway:7 (1972) | Sweden:15 | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #8892)

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Trivia:
Jane's absence was explained in a letter saying that she was visiting relatives in England. Maureen O'Sullivan was sick of playing Jane, but her absence probably had more to do with the fact that the franchise had switched from MGM to RKO, and O'Sullivan was an MGM contract player.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:Nazi hyena dead now.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Tarzan Swings over to RKO, 14 May 2011
Author: wes-connors from Earth

Another "iron bird" flies over the area of Africa ruled by jungle king Johnny Weissmuller (as Tarzan), and soon the idyllic paradise is crawling with Nazis. Curiously, only after cute Johnny Sheffield (as Boy) is kidnapped by Hitler's oil and mineral colonel Stanley Ridges (as Von Reichart) does Mr. Weissmuller actually declare WAR. Weissmuller gets a rare chance to "act" in this scene. Of course, "Tarzan Triumphs" over Nazis. With "Jane" (out of the picture) visiting London relatives, new home studio RKO brought in beautifully shaped Frances Gifford (as Zandra) to fill the space, which she does well. Former studio MGM would not surrender the original "Tarzan" yell, and the movies at RKO were noticeable downsized while Weissmuller's waistline grew. This entry is very silly. Appropriately, "Cheeta" the chimp gets the last laugh.

**** Tarzan Triumphs (1/20/43) Wilhelm Thiele ~ Johnny Weissmuller, Johnny Sheffield, Frances Gifford, Stanley Ridges

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