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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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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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Connections

Follows Tarzan, the Ape Man (1959) See more »

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6 October 2001 | by (Rio de Janeiro - Brazil) – See all my reviews

Along with 'Tarzan's Greatest Adventure', I rate this one as the best Tarzan movie of all times. Both of them are quite an improvement over the black&whites from the 30's and 40's (yes, Johnny Weissmuller was a hell of a Tarzan himself, no doubt, and did great movies, but times have changed quite a bit). Tarzan is an adult character now, aiming adult audiences, in these last two Gordon Scott's appearances. He is articulate, and as straight as he can be. No Janes, no Boys, no funny chimps around. This is a bloody, violent, dark, adult movie. This is a violent, dark new Tarzan. I only regret this wonderful new bias - and the mighty, definitive, impressive Tarzan Gordon Scott was - had no continuity. Later on, we were back to the tired lightweight Tarzans, oh-hum adventures, and here are our good friends, the chimps, goofing around again. Pity.


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