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 »
Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The ... See full summary »
Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior. There are kidnappings, a race ... See full summary »
Tarzan must escort his prisoner Coy Banton out of the jungle to the authorities. The boat is blown up by Coy's father and brothers. In addition to Coy Tarzan must now lead five more of the ... See full summary »
An aviatrix emerges from the jungle looking as young as she was when her plane went down many years before. Unscrupulous hunters discover that this is due to a secret fountain of youth. ... See full summary »
Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks ... See full summary »
Boy is away at school in England. The high priest is trying to force a young girl to marry an evil pearl trader posing as the god Balu. She escapes, is recaptured and is finally rescued by ... See full summary »
The Lionians are a tribe dying of a mysterious disease. Their Chief decides to kidnap Jane and Lola, a half-breed nurse, in order to help repopulate his civilization. Tarzan must rescue ... See full summary »
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 »
Tarzan is summoned to Brazil by an old friend to stop an evil tribal cult from destroying native villages and enslaving the survivors. The Lord of the Jungle is accompanied on his quest by ... See full summary »
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
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Filmed in 1956 in both a CinemaScope 2.35:1 version and a 1.37:1 "flat" version. The UK theatrical release in the summer of 1958 was of the CinemaScope version, but subsequent television showings in the UK have always been of the "flat" version, as is the Warner Archive DVD-R release. See more »
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 »
[Holding up a mink pulled from the plane's wreckage]
What kind of hide is this?
It's mink. And don't ask me what I had to do to get it.
The same thing the mink did.
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Muscular jungle king Gordon Scott (as Tarzan) helps a quintet of private plane passengers who crash after a flock of birds causes mechanical failure. They get mixed up with nasty hunter Robert Beatty (as "Tusker" Hawkins) and savage Africans, who are eager to sacrifice white humans. You've seen much of this before, but this time it's in color. Color is a nice addition to the "Tarzan" franchise. There is no "Jane" or "Boy" in this one, but you get two attractive women, brunette Betta St. John (as Diana Penrod) and blonde Yolande Donlan (as Gamage Dean). They admire Mr. Scott's physique as he showers in a waterfall, and he tears up a mink coat to "help" make then some suitable shoes. As usual, "Cheta" finds the alcohol...
***** Tarzan and the Lost Safari (4/12/57) Bruce Humberstone ~ Gordon Scott, Betta St. John, Robert Beatty, Yolande Donlan
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