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Tarzan and the Jungle Boy (1968)

A reporter and her fiance are conducting a search in the jungle for a wild boy, the lost son of a downed geologist.

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Robert Gordon

Writers:

Stephen Lord (screenplay), Edgar Rice Burroughs (based on characters by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mike Henry ... Tarzan
Rafer Johnson ... Nagambi
Aliza Gur ... Myrna (as Alizia Gur)
Steve Bond ... Erik
Ron Gans Ron Gans ... Ken (as Ronald Gans)
Edward Johnson Edward Johnson ... Buhara (as Ed Johnson)
James Earl Johnson James Earl Johnson ... Buhara (as Ed Johnson)
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Storyline

Tarzan is joined by a reporter and her fiance on a journey to find a boy who was abandoned in the jungle six years earlier. The search party must also battle an evil native, who is out to kill the boy and take over as chief of his brother's tribe. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Eric Was Just a Boy, But He Could Still Teach the Mighty Tarzan a Few Secrets of the Jungle!

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Action | Adventure

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Switzerland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzán y el muchacho de la selva See more »

Filming Locations:

Brazil

Company Credits

Production Co:

Allfin A.G. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was filmed during the Fall of 1965 with Mike Henry experiencing so many traumas (Chimp bite, infections, etc) that by January 1966 he quit the Tarzan movie series. The movie was shoved to the side for two years to work on the 1966 TV series as well as the release of "Tarzan & The Great River" (1967) that young actor Steve Bond (The Jungle Boy) had aged from 12 to 15 by the time the movie was filmed and released for the big screen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tarzan: Cheeta, come on.
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Connections

Follows Tarzan: Mountains of the Moon: Part 1 (1967) See more »

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End of a golden era!!!
4 September 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

This picture was the last one Tarzan managed for movie theatres after that the famous producer Sy Weintraub changed his efforts through TV series with Ron Ely,shot in Brazil at glamorous Atlantic forest near Rio de Janeiro according some accurate sources most precisely Tijuca forest which explain so clean ground shown in the picture,Mike Henry has an average performance,far away from previous ones in fact he get action just in middle of the picture,before he was running,swimming and try find out a lost boy,the main action are provides by two enemies brothers which Tarzan attend in final scene only!!! Watchable for many reasons,it'was a final of a golden era!!!José Lewgoy a great brazilian actor was on the cast but unfortunately uncredited!!!

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First watch: 1987 / How many: 4 / Source: TV-DVD / Rating: 6.25


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