Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938)

Tarzan and the Green Goddess





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The creator of the famous jungle lord, Edgar Rice Burrough's and his production company are behind this Tarzan serial. For added realism, he had it filmed on location in the Guatemalan jungles where the cast and crew really suffered for their art amidst the heat, humidity, poisonous snakes and voracious insects. This is the first, and maybe the only film in which Tarzan speaks fluent English, the kind he spoke in the original book. His latest adventure begins when he is searching for an old … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Action & Adventure
Directed By: , ,
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On DVD: Mar 27, 2007
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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One of the lesser films in the Tarzan series.

Full Review… | April 17, 2012
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It?s not up with the Weismuller versions, but it certainly has a unique perspective. It?s set in Guatemala rather than Africa and is produced by Edgar Rice Burrroughs himself, so in some ways it is more faithful to the original book. It is cheaply produced nonetheless. Bruce Bennett makes a fair Tarzan. It?s entertaining, but seems a bit amateur in it?s production values.

James Higgins

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