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Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | July 1962 (USA)
Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks ... See full summary »

Director:

John Guillermin

Writers:

Robert Hardy Andrews (screenplay), John Guillermin (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jock Mahoney ... Tarzan
Leo Gordon ... Bryce, Head Engineer
Mark Dana Mark Dana ... O'Hara
Feroz Khan ... Prince Raghu Kumar
Simi Garewal ... Princess Kamara (as Simi)
Murad ... The Maharajah
Jagdish Raj ... Raj (as Jagdish Raaj)
G. Raghaven G. Raghaven ... Chakra
Aaron Joseph Aaron Joseph ... Driver
Abas Khan Abas Khan ... Pilot
Pehelwan Ameer Pehelwan Ameer ... Mooty
K.S. Tripathi K.S. Tripathi ... Conservation Officer
Peter Cooke Peter Cooke ... Foreman
Denis Bastian Denis Bastian ... Servant
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Storyline

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks to finish the job. The building of the dam will flood the valley surrounded by mountains. There is one pass through which the elephant herd can escape but that is being closed. Tarzan comes up against an old nemesis, Bryce, the chief engineer. Bryce undertook a similar dam project in Africa and had a penchant for shooting elephants. It's up to Tarzan to organize the move before Bryce manages to close the pass. Written by garykmcd

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Taglines:

Newest Tarzan! Most Spectacular of Them All! See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Switzerland | UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzán en la India See more »

Filming Locations:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Allfin A.G. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

For this film, producer Sy Weintraub replaced Gordon Scott with Jock Mahoney. Weintraub wanted a leaner, less muscular, Tarzan. Gordon Scott was able to cash in on incredible physique by becoming one of the most popular stars in the Italian made sword and sandal/mythological muscle-man movies that had become box office hits in that period. See more »

Goofs

When Jai snares Tarzan in the trap and Tarzan is hanging upside down, Jai brings his elephant close but out of reach of Tarzan. The camera switches to Tarzan at one point and he reaches out and steadies himself on one of the elephant's tusks which is quite close, then switches back to a wider view and the elephant is again out of reach. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Pilot: We will be arriving in a few moments now.
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Connections

Followed by Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963) See more »

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Jock Mahoney Jumps the Elephant
19 October 2011 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

With freshly shaved chest and golden tan, Jock Mahoney (as Tarzan) takes over for departing jungle king Gordon Scott. Sporting a more traditional muscular frame than his pumped-up predecessor, Mr. Mahoney had been the main villain in the previous "Tarzan" movie. He would stick around for one more film. Like the title says, "Tarzan Goes to India" where Mahoney must move an elephant herd because a newly constructed dam will flood their valley home. He receives help from an "elephant boy" named Jai (as Jai the Elephant Boy). Filling secondary roles are impressive prince Feroz Khan (as Raju), villainous Leo Gordon (as Bryce), and local princess Simi (as Kamara). The Indian scenery is nice.

**** Tarzan Goes to India (7/62) John Guillermin ~ Jock Mahoney, Jai, Feroz Khan, Leo Gordon


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