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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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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>

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

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Should have been a groovy companion to the series...instead, it sticks out like a green banana
22 June 2011 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Screenwriter Clair Huffaker brings Edgar Rice Burroughs' Ape Man creation into the 1960s, with mediocre returns. Tarzan has been transformed into a jungle super-spy--which is rather like having 007 in a loin-cloth! Worse ideas have surely been filmed, and ex-football player Mike Henry does quite well in his "Tarzan" debut, but the nondescript plot, cardboard villains, and weak supporting players are enough to do this entry in. Huffaker pairs Tarzan up with a chimp, a squinting kid, a pretty lady, and a very sleepy lion, none of whom are able to energize this story involving international crime, exploding wristwatches, and a mythical lost city. Lethargic and weary; long-time "Tarzan" aficionados were not enthused, yet the new formula was kept (as was Henry) for two more pictures. *1/2 from ****


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