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Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)

Approved | | Action, Adventure | 6 March 1961 (Sweden)
Tarzan must escort his prisoner Coy Banton out of the jungle to the authorities. The boat is blown up by Coy's father and brothers. In addition to Coy Tarzan must now lead five more of the ... See full summary »

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Robert Day

Writers:

Berne Giler (screenplay), Robert Day (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gordon Scott ... Tarzan
Jock Mahoney ... Coy Banton
Betta St. John ... Fay Ames
John Carradine ... Abel Banton
Lionel Jeffries ... Ames
Alexandra Stewart ... Lori
Earl Cameron ... Tate
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ... Conway (as Charles Tingwell)
Al Mulock Al Mulock ... Martin Banton
Gary Cockrell ... Johnny Banton
Ron MacDonnell Ron MacDonnell ... Ethan Banton (as Ron McDonnell)
Harry Baird ... Warrior Leader
Christopher Carlos Christopher Carlos ... Native Chief
John Sullivan John Sullivan ... Wyntors
Ewen Solon ... Dexter
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Storyline

Tarzan must escort his prisoner Coy Banton out of the jungle to the authorities. The boat is blown up by Coy's father and brothers. In addition to Coy Tarzan must now lead five more of the boat's passengers through the jungle, pursued by hostile natives. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1961 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzan, der Gewaltige See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Solar Film Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sean Connery, who was in Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) was offered the role of Coy Banton. He declined, as he'd been offered the role of James Bond. He assured that he'd be in the next Tarzan film, though he never did. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film, Tarzan is swinging from vine to vine, and one shot has him swinging over a river. A cable is visible behind the trees, and his "vine" is attached to the cable, much like the way a zip line works. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: I can't understand a man who would rather live in fear than fight - no matter what the cost!
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Connections

Follows Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949) See more »

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Nobody does it better
6 October 2001 | by marciodecarvalhoSee all my reviews

Along with 'Tarzan's Greatest Adventure', I rate this one as the best Tarzan movie of all times. Both of them are quite an improvement over the black&whites from the 30's and 40's (yes, Johnny Weissmuller was a hell of a Tarzan himself, no doubt, and did great movies, but times have changed quite a bit). Tarzan is an adult character now, aiming adult audiences, in these last two Gordon Scott's appearances. He is articulate, and as straight as he can be. No Janes, no Boys, no funny chimps around. This is a bloody, violent, dark, adult movie. This is a violent, dark new Tarzan. I only regret this wonderful new bias - and the mighty, definitive, impressive Tarzan Gordon Scott was - had no continuity. Later on, we were back to the tired lightweight Tarzans, oh-hum adventures, and here are our good friends, the chimps, goofing around again. Pity.


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