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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 »
Genre:
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)

User Reviews:
Superb - Tarzan at his finest 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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Triumphs" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
76 min
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Language:
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)

Did You Know?

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:
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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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Superb - Tarzan at his finest, 9 December 2006
Author: rxpell2006 from Scotland

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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