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Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952)

Tarzan acts as a guide for two British government agents recently arrived in Africa to secure a great cache of diamonds for the English military. However, the agents are not what they seem.

Director:

Cy Endfield (as Cyril Endfield)

Writers:

Cyril Hume (screenplay), Hans Jacoby (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lex Barker ... Tarzan
Dorothy Hart ... Jane
Patric Knowles ... Edwards, English Traitor
Charles Korvin ... Rokov, Russian Agent
Tommy Carlton ... Joseph 'Joey' Martin
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Storyline

Tarzan's cousin comes to Africa in hopes that Tarzan will help him secure a fortune in diamonds essential to England's military security. The cousin is immediately killed off by his guide Rokov who persuades Edwards to impersonate the cousin. Joey (Boy's substitute) was used by natives as crocodile bate until Tarzan rescued him. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Taglines:

THIS YEAR'S ALL-NEW TARZAN THRILLER! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzan, the Hunted See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Dorothy Hart. See more »

Goofs

During the trek to the village, Joey is seen wearing some type of footwear while climbing the rock face. After they get near the top, he is barefoot and remains this way for the remainder of the film. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: White boy. Boy English.
Joseph 'Joey' Martin: No, I'm American.
Tarzan: Boy speak English. Boy English.
Joseph 'Joey' Martin: I'm American.
Tarzan: Boy English.
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Followed by Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953) See more »

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Best Tarzan Film
18 March 2016 | by aartvarkgallerySee all my reviews

"Tarzan's Savage Fury is my favorite Tarzan film...All performances are excellent...especially the new boy character...Joey Martin...played marvelously by Tommy Carlton...actually Tommy Acker...a kid acrobat in a family act...his only film role...such a shame...He was a splendid new film BOY character...Heavily muscled...he could well have been a jungle boy...a son of the jungle king Tarzan...I can't believe some producer did not make a contract offer to this kid's parents...Tommy could have done more Tarzan films...and then appeared in a "Bomba" like series...He was a potential Dean Stockwell type...Handsome,muscular,charming...Could act with conviction and emotion.


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