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Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Sam Zimbalist.

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Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939)

By Beatrice on Feb 20, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Tarzan Finds a Son! Directed by Richard Thorpe Written by Cyril Hume based on the characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1939/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental Tarzan: People! This is tolerable but a big step down from the previous film in the series, Tarzan and His Mate. A ... Read full article


Tarzan Thursday – Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939)

By Bernardo Villela on Jun 27, 2013 From The Movie Rat

As I mentioned in the last post, this film begins a new chapter in the trajectory of this franchise while at MGM. There was a trilogy-style approach to consolidating Jane and Tarzan’s relationship, and now, the next step would be to throw a child into the mix. While it can be said to mirror Ta... Read full article


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Quotes from

Tarzan: Jane not go! Jane not die!
[pause]
Tarzan: Jane all right?
Jane: Yes Darling. Everything's all right now.


[first lines]
Mr. Richard Lancing: Wildebeest again.
Mrs. Richard Lancing: I think we've seen about a million today.


Jane: What's the matter?
Tarzan: People!


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Tarzan and Boy are filmed playing underwater hide-and-seek in Silver Springs, Florida. Halfway through the shenanigans, a medium-sized alligator can be seen quickly swimming past Tarzan and son and disappearing in the background, without anyone appearing to notice it.
In the original script Jane was to have died (Maureen O'Sullivan wanted out of the Tarzan series). Fan protest forced a last-minute rewrite in which Jane recovers from her near-fatal wound, admitting she had been wrong to disobey Tarzan.
It is stated that "Boy" is the heir to the Greystoke title. In the original books, it was Tarzan himself who was the heir to the Greystoke title.
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