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Tarzan and the Trappers (1958)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | TV Movie 21 March 1960
After dispatching a ruthless hunter who traps animals for gain, he has to contend with his brother who is out for revenge.

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Cast

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Jane
Rickie Sorensen ...
Boy
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Schroeder (as Lesley Bradley)
Maurice Marsac ...
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Commissioner Brandini
Naaman Brown ...
Tribesman
Paul Thompson ...
Tribesman
Carl Christian ...
Tribesman
Sol Gorss ...
Sikes (as Saul Gorse)
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Lapin
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Tyana (as Sherman Crothers)
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ...
Witch Woman
Paul Stader ...
Sikes' Henchman
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Sikes' Henchman
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Storyline

Tarzan deals with the villainous Schroeder, who is illegally collecting animals for zoos, only to be menaced by Schroeder's hunter brother Sikes, out for revenge, who teams up with greedy trader Lapin in a hunt for human game...Tarzan himself. Re-edited from 3 episodes of a never-shown TV series, with studio action intercut with location and wildlife footage. Jane has little to do. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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21 March 1960 (Iran)  »

Also Known As:

Los cazadores de la ciudad perdida  »

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Trivia

Originally intended as a TV series; three episodes were re-edited into a movie after all three networks (this was before all the cable channels) rejected the series. See more »

Goofs

Boy's, or Rickie Sorensen's hair is short for most of the film, but in a few instances it's noticeably longer. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: [to Boy after he trips on a vine] Vine in tree friend to the hand, but vine on ground enemy
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Connections

Follows Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953) See more »

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Pretty Bad Stuff!
21 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

Gordon Scott with his well coiffed hair, hourglass figure and weird pidgin English has to be the worst of all the Tarzans. As for the other actors in this mess, they're on a par with any 4th grade elementary school drama class. I've seen Used Car Dealers in TV commercials who can act better. They make Clayton Moore look like Laurence Olivier! And where does Jane (the dull Eve Brent) get her lipstick and eyebrow pencils in the jungle? I realize these were made for kids but Wow! The plot line seemed OK but the director should have required more from his actors. I realize even the Weissmuller films have a few flaws but this one seemed so "low budget".


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