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Adventures of Tarzan (1921)

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 (as Robert Hill), Scott Sidney

Writers:

Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel), Robert F. Hill (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elmo Lincoln ... Tarzan
Louise Lorraine ... Jane
Scott Pembroke Scott Pembroke ... Clayton (as Percy Pembroke)
Frank Whitson Frank Whitson ... Rokoff
Zip Monberg Zip Monberg ... Monsieur Gernot (as George Monberg)
Lillian Worth ... Queen La of Opar
Charles Gay Charles Gay ... Sheik Ben Ali
Charles Inslee ... Prof. Porter
Maceo Bruce Sheffield ... Chief of Wazini
Fifi R. Lachoy Fifi R. Lachoy
Frank Merrill ... Arab Guard
Joe Martin Joe Martin ... Man in Ape Suit
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George B. French George B. French
Gordon Griffith
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson
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Storyline

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 simultaneously by two lions, dropped into a pit when a volcano splits the ground, nearly sacrificed by sun worshipers, and so on. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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tarzan | volcano | pit | lion | bolshevik | See All (18) »

Taglines:

FIFTEEN ELECTRIFYING EPISODES! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Trazan See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The scene of Tarzan (Elmo Lincoln) fighting and killing the lion was a real one. The lion became annoyed at having its tail pulled and attacked Lincoln, who was forced to fight for his life and managed to kill the animal after stabbing it several times. The scene was left in the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

Rereleased in 1928 with sound effects in shorter version. See more »

Connections

Follows The Romance of Tarzan (1918) See more »

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