MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,200 this week

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  July 1966 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 266 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 4 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(characters), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 25 Jan 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 01 Feb 2013
 
a list of 5969 titles
created 01 Apr 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 31 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966)

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tarzan and the Valley of Gold.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: Gordon Scott, Robert Beatty, Yolande Donlan
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, George Zucco
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An expedition seeking to bring Jane back to civilization, and Tarzan into captivity, gets more than it's bargained for.

Directors: Richard Thorpe, John Farrow, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Saks
Stars: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick
Swandown (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Swandown is a travelogue and odyssey of Olympian ambition; a poetic film-diary in which Andrew Kötting and Iain Sinclair pedal a swan-shaped pedalo from the seaside in Hastings to Hackney in London, via the English inland waterways.

Director: Andrew Kotting
Stars: Anonymous Bosch, Philippe Ciompi, Marcia Farquhar
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tarzan spurns the love of La, Queen of Opar. When he isn't trying to keep the Bolshevik Rokoff and Clayton (pretender to the Greystoke estate) from reaching Opar, he is attacked ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert F. Hill, Scott Sidney
Stars: Elmo Lincoln, Louise Lorraine, Scott Pembroke
Pontiac Moon (1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An absent-minded-professor father and his son bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Ryan Todd
Tarzan and the Trappers (TV Movie 1958)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

After dispatching a ruthless hunter who traps animals for gain, he has to contend with his brother who is out for revenge.

Directors: Charles F. Haas, Sandy Howard, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Lee Sholem
Stars: Lex Barker, Vanessa Brown, Robert Alda
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

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 »

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Mike Henry, Jan Murray, Manuel Padilla Jr.
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin
Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mike Henry ...
David Opatoshu ...
Augustus Vinero
...
Ramel
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tarzan | gold | lost city | mexico | lion | See more »

Taglines:

All New High Adventure!

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

July 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan '65  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Tarzan: I'll need a good rope, a hunting knife, and a soft piece of leather.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Tarzan's Jungle Rebellion (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Tarzan In Central America
12 August 2008 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

David Opatoshu one of the most distinguished actors of the Yiddish Theater back in the day came to Hollywood rather late in his career. In doing so however he created a series of varied and distinguished roles. But none I liked better than his playing of international criminal David Vinaro in Tarzan and the Valley of Gold.

Tarzan's been sent for by the Guatamalen government because a mysterious young boy played by Manuel Padilla, Jr. emerges from the jungle saying he's from a lost city that has vast uncounted gold. Of course that interests Opatoshu and he kidnaps the kid and forces him to lead a well armed expedition back to the lost city.

Of course they're no match for Tarzan as played in this film by Mike Henry. In addition to his jungle skills, Henry has a good command of both the Queen's English and of modern weaponry which he demonstrates during the film. He also in the end gets Nancy Kovack who is Opatoshu's mistress out of harm's way. Naturally she likes the idea after one look at Henry in a loin cloth.

Still Tarzan and the Valley of Gold belongs to David Opatoshu. He clearly loves the part he has and the end he meets in the Lost City is a poetical one to beat all.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
helicopter or airplane, which came first? railyard
Tarzan -- Secret Agent johnnyelizabethton
Re-edit version shown on TCM jknuttel-2
Discuss Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?