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Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | 6 March 1961 (Sweden)
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 »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Coy Banton
Betta St. John ...
Fay Ames
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Abel Banton
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Ames
Alexandra Stewart ...
Lori
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Tate
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Conway (as Charles Tingwell)
Al Mulock ...
Martin Banton
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Johnny Banton
Ron MacDonnell ...
Ethan Banton
Harry Baird ...
Warrior Leader
Christopher Carlos ...
Native Chief
John Sullivan ...
Wyntors
Ewen Solon ...
Dexter
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Storyline

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 boat's passengers through the jungle, pursued by hostile natives. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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6 March 1961 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan, der Gewaltige  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dance scenes under the credits (looped twice) and repeated to celebrate the birth of the chief's baby are lifted from Tarzan and the Lost Safari. The nightime mountain-top scenery does not match the daytime savannah location. Also the empty crucifixes to restrain the lost safari survivors are plainly visible on a ridge behind the onlookers. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film, Tarzan is swinging from vine to vine, and one shot has him swinging over a river. A cable is visible behind the trees, and his "vine" is attached to the cable, much like the way a zip line works. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: I can't understand a man who would rather live in fear than fight - no matter what the cost!
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Follows Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938) See more »

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Gordon Scott gets Jock Mahoney
9 October 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

In his last outing as the ape man, jungle king Gordon Scott (as Tarzan) must escort murderous Jock Mahoney (as Coy Banton) through the African jungle because locals are afraid to take charge of the dangerous criminal. They encounter dancing natives, stock wildlife footage, and Mr. Mahoney's vengeful family. Papa John Carradine (as Abel) with brothers Gary Cockrell (as Johnny) and Al Mulock (as Martin) want Mahoney back before Mr. Scott delivers him to authorities. The married member of Scott's party, attractive Betta St. John (as Fay Ames), becomes attracted to the villain. Interestingly, Mahoney would become "Tarzan" in the next series film. This was the second in the more adult-like movie adventures, which was off to an excellent start in "Tarzan's Greatest Adventure" (1959). This follow-up is comparatively routine, unfortunately. But Mahoney and Mr. Cockrell put up a good fight.

***** Tarzan the Magnificent (7/6/60) Robert Day ~ Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Gary Cockrell, John Carradine


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