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Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of (1964)

In a rare excursion beyond Andy Warhol's New York base, this home-movie-ish lark features an unlikely Tarzan, wandering around Los Angeles in search of his Jane.

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Andy Warhol
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Cast

Credited cast:
Irving Blum Irving Blum
James Bridges ... Lord of the forest
Brooke Hayward
Dennis Hopper
Naomi Levine Naomi Levine ... Jane
Taylor Mead ... Tarzan
Claes Oldenburg Claes Oldenburg
Patty Oldenburg Patty Oldenburg
Andy Warhol
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In a rare excursion beyond Andy Warhol's New York base, this home-movie-ish lark features an unlikely Tarzan, wandering around Los Angeles in search of his Jane.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1964 (USA) See more »

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Fascinating and infuriating
1 August 2002 | by fiendz666See all my reviews

It looks like Andy Warhol and pals are just joking around having a good time, riffing on the idea of Tarzan and Jane in Hollywood (and in Tarzana, California -- which was named after Tarzan). Some scenes are endless and some are in poor taste. But amidst the mess are some amazingly beautiful images, some very brilliant transitions, great use of sound (not sync) and a lot of witty, funny moments. At the screening I went to (at the American Cinematheque), a lot of people walked out -- I think that's because there's no audience used to experimental films any more. I found the whole thing fascinating and fun, even if it was occasionally infuriating because there's way too much footage of Taylor Mead's butt. Worth seeing but be prepared for something you haven't experienced before.


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