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Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  July 1966 (USA)
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The international criminal Vinaro enjoys sending explosive wristwatches to his enemies. Here he kidnaps ten-year-old Ramel whom he thinks can lead him to the lost city of gold. Tarzan ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Mike Henry ...
David Opatoshu ...
Augustus Vinero
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Ramel
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Sophia Renault
Don Megowan ...
Mr. Train
Enrique Lucero ...
Perez
Eduardo Noriega ...
Insp. Talmadge (as Edwardo Noriega)
John Kelly ...
Captain Voss
Francisco Riquerio ...
Mango
Frank Brandstetter ...
Ruiz
Carlos Rivas ...
Romulo
Jorge Beirute ...
Rodriguez
Oswald Olvera ...
Antonio
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The international criminal Vinaro enjoys sending explosive wristwatches to his enemies. Here he kidnaps ten-year-old Ramel whom he thinks can lead him to the lost city of gold. Tarzan fights the evil Mr. Train, six-foot-six bodyguard of Vinaro, and rescues Sophia, who has been left to die with an explosive around her neck. Various animals help Tarzan locate Vinaro's tanks and helicopters, the city and the boy. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Sharon Tate was the original casting pick for the female lead. There are photographs in existence from 1965 of her with Mike Henry along with a lion at a press conference that was held to promote the two newcomers. Martin Ransohoff who had the starlet under exclusive contract changed his mind about having this being her first film and the role was recast with Nancy Kovack. See more »

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Tarzan: [Challenged on wearing the loincloth he has constructed:] The outfit is casual, but practical.
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Groovy 1960s Tarzan adventure with a dash of James Bond thrown in.
12 November 1998 | by (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

Ex-L.A. Rams linebacker Mike Henry makes his debut as Tarzan in this 1960s adventure. His arrival in Mexico wearing a suit and tie and carrying a briefcase is quite jarring, as is his subsequent "James Bond style" gunfight. But, not to fear, this is just to show us that this Tarzan is handy with modern weapons and is at ease in any environment. He does go into the jungle(in his loincloth)accompanied by a couple of wild animals and this is where the film gets interesting. He has to find the legendary Valley of Gold and protect its citizens from greedy villain Vinaro(David Opatashu) and his well organized(not to mention armed-to-the-teeth) army. The story is a little hokey at times, and seeing Tarzan use guns, grenades and a tank is a little hard to take, but overall the characterizations are good and the Mexican scenery is nothing short of spectacular(especially the Aztec pyramid city).Opetashu is perfect as the smooth, slick villain who sends his enemies exploding wristwatches. Henry is a little serious as Tarzan but he does excel in the action sequences. On the whole a groovy movie experience( jazzy musical score and all).


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