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Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 5 February 1949 (USA)
Tarzan secretly arrives in Blue Valley, the land of the magical fountain of youth, to find the intrepid aviatrix who can save an innocent man. But, is she the same person she used to be? Can Tarzan protect the vale's ultimate mystery?

Director:

Lee Sholem

Writers:

Curt Siodmak (screenplay), Harry Chandlee (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lex Barker ... Tarzan
Brenda Joyce ... Jane
Albert Dekker ... Mr. Trask
Evelyn Ankers ... Gloria James Jessup
Charles Drake ... Mr. Dodd
Alan Napier ... Douglas Jessup
Ted Hecht Ted Hecht ... Pasco
Henry Brandon ... Siko
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Storyline

An aviatrix emerges from the jungle looking as young as she was when her plane went down many years before. Unscrupulous hunters discover that this is due to a secret fountain of youth. Tarzan tries to keep the hunters from finding the hidden valley setting of the fountain. The flyer ages as the effects of the fountain wear off. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzan and the Arrow of Death See more »

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Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Lex Barker was forced to shave his normally hairy chest in order meet the requirements of the role in this and the Tarzan films that followed. See more »

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Although set in Africa, non indigenous animals are seen such as Asian elephants and a jaguar. See more »

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Follows Tarzan and the Huntress (1947) See more »

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Good Tarzan adventure
3 December 2018 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

The least that we can say is that feature is not the worst Tarzan adventure ever. Maybe not the best, but an interesting yarn. Let me explain why, in my own opinion. The "bad guys" Albert Dekker and Chuck Drake are not so bad guys after all, just greedy fellows in search of a multi million magic liquid which can ensure eternal youth...I hav seen meaner heavies in Tarzan films. And those natives who protect their paradise can, for some of them, also being seen as savages, bad guys of the movie. yes a good film debut for Lee Sholem.


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