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Tarzan of the Apes
Tarzan of the Apes
Actors: Gordon Griffith, Thomas Jefferson, Colin Kenny, Kathleen Kirkham, Elmo Lincoln
Director: Scott Sidney
Genres: Action & Adventure, Classics, Television
NR     2009     1hr 53min

Studio: Gotham (dba Alpha) Release Date: 10/20/2009

     
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Actors: Gordon Griffith, Thomas Jefferson, Colin Kenny, Kathleen Kirkham, Elmo Lincoln
Director: Scott Sidney
Genres: Action & Adventure, Classics, Television
Sub-Genres: Tarzan, Silent Films, Television
Studio: Alpha Video
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 07/28/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 53min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Very First Tarzan Still Packs A Mighty Punch
Anthony Crnkovich | Chicago, Illinois | 08/27/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The fact that this film was made in 1918 and is silent doesn't matter a bit. It's actually more faithful to Edgar Rice Burroughs' fictional jungle hero than the Tarzans that followed. Elmo Lincoln strikes an impressive figure, looking very much like the way Frank Frazetta's later illustrations depict the character. Lincoln, who did all of his own stunts in this film, was the only actor to play Tarzan who actually killed a lion when the animal unexpectedly attacked him while filming a scene. The actor stayed in character by putting one foot on the lion's carcass and letting out a triumphant cry, and this amazing scene remains in the film.

Alpha's DVD is the most complete version available and the quality, which can be hit or miss with Alpha, is consistently very good throughout - definitely the best you're apt to see on this title. If you're a Tarzan and silent movie buff this is a must-have disc, plain and simple."