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Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  September 1957 (Austria)
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Tarzan leads five passengers from a downed airplane out of the jungle. En route white hunter Hawkins tries to sell them to the Oparian chief. Captured by the Oparians and nearly sacrificed ... See full summary »

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Tusker Hawkins
Yolande Donlan ...
Gamage Dean
Betta St. John ...
Diana Penrod
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'Doodles' Fletcher (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
George Coulouris ...
Carl Kraski
Peter Arne ...
Dick Penrod
Orlando Martins ...
Oparian Chieftain Ogonoore
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Storyline

Tarzan leads five passengers from a downed airplane out of the jungle. En route white hunter Hawkins tries to sell them to the Oparian chief. Captured by the Oparians and nearly sacrificed to their lion god, the party is again save by Tarzan. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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THE NEW TARZAN! GREATEST OF ALL! FIRST TIME IN COLOR! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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September 1957 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan e a Expedição Perdida  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The cast never actually left England, with virtually all of their work done on studio sound stage sets, interspersed with African wildlife and scenery footage obtained by Miki Carter. See more »

Goofs

All the "native" dancers are wearing a shoe type covering on their feet during the dance for the sacrifice of the white captives. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: [Holding up a mink pulled from the plane's wreckage] What kind of hide is this?
Gamage Dean: It's mink. And don't ask me what I had to do to get it.
'Doodles' Fletcher: The same thing the mink did.
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Follows Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938) See more »

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The best Tarzan movie for me!
31 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the 3rd movie that starred Gordon Scott as the celebrated Ape Man. Besides the excellent production values, location scenes, and music by Lou Levy with real performances by an authentic African dance troupe, the acting is good all round. Gordon brings this version of Tarzan way up from the previous portrayals of the screen incarnations. Tarzan is clever and more intelligent than seen before. The fact that he is a loner and therefore not hampered by a romantic interest turns him into even a more serious action hero. The movie does have the same racial failings as in past Tarzan movies. The sets and lighting give the dark suspenseful mood and the music increases the dangerous atmosphere. Gordon and Bette St. John swim just as well as the pair in Tarzan and His Mate. In fact the script allows more dialog with better articulation from Tarzan and the men of Opar. I hope all of the Gordon Scott movies finally see the light of DVD day. Post script 6/26/2010.... all of the Sy Weintraub produced Tarzan films are now available through WARNER BROS HOME VIDEO ARCHIVE section. My wishes have been fulfilled


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