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Tarzan Triumphs (1943)

Passed | | Action, War, Adventure | 19 February 1943 (USA)
Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, ... See full summary »

Director:

Wilhelm Thiele (as William Thiele)

Writers:

Roy Chanslor (screenplay), Carroll Young (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Tarzan
Frances Gifford ... Zandra
Johnny Sheffield ... Boy
Stanley Ridges ... Col. von Reichart
Sig Ruman ... German Sergeant (as Sig Rumann)
Philip Van Zandt ... Capt. Bausch
Rex Williams Rex Williams ... Lt. Reinhardt Schmidt
Pedro de Cordoba ... Patriarch
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Storyline

Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, becomes involved after the Nazis shoot at him and capture Boy: "Now Tarzan make war!" Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | War | Adventure

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Triumphs See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Sig Ruman (this film's bumbling German Sergeant) experienced a career resurgence during World War II, frequently cast as a "comic relief Nazi" like the one he plays here. See more »

Goofs

When Tarzan is fighting the Nazis, he rips the magazine off a machine gun and tosses it to the ground. A moment later, one of the Nazis starts climbing to the top of the building to use the gun, and you can see the magazine still there. Yet when the Nazi arrives at the gun, the magazine is missing again. See more »

Quotes

[Zandra arrives at the river Tarzan is swimming, wearing Jane's clothes]
Tarzan: Jane!
Boy: [hidden, to Zandra] Smile! Wave to him!
Tarzan: Zandra! Zandra swim?
Boy: Go on! Swim with him!
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Follows Tarzan Escapes (1936) See more »

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Superb - Tarzan at his finest
9 December 2006 | by rxpell2006See all my reviews

When I think of Tarzan films, I think of this one - Cheetah's seminal scene at the end is one of my all-time favourite movie moments. This is, in my opinion the best of the Tarzan genre and I rate it a "10". I may be a bit biased having grown up watching these on TV, then going down the woods with my mates to build dens, climb trees and throw spears at anything that moved, but all the classic formulaic events of a Tarzan masterpiece are here. The big man himself, the jungle, dangerous animals ... throw in a bunch of Nazis for Tarzan to deal with too and how could it be anything but great ? Cheetah gives the performance of his life - he will have you rolling in the aisles with his antics near the end.

If you haven't seen it and it comes on TV, give it a go ... sit back, suspend your disbelief, accept it wasn't made yesterday and take the special effects at face value ... and simply enjoy ...

Superb.

... now, where's my spear ?


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