Tarzan the Ape Man1932

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Tarzan the Ape Man
Directed by:
W.S. Van Dyke

Released in the USA on March 25 of 1932, "Tarzan the Ape Man" (also known as "Tarzan, der Herr des Urwalds", "Tarzan, der Mann aus dem Urwald", "Tarzan, der Affenmensch") is an Action/Adventure film directed by W.S. Van Dyke, and written by Ivor Novello (dialogue) and Cyril Hume (adaptation) , starring Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith, Doris Lloyd and Forrester Harvey.

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Who directed "Tarzan the Ape Man":

Tarzan the Ape Man was directed by W.S. Van Dyke, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making Tarzan the Ape Man, W.S. Van Dyke had directed Never the Twain Shall Meet, released in 1931, Trader Horn (1931), White Shadows in the South Seas (1928), The Adventurer (1928), Wyoming (1928), and Spoilers of the West (1927). Since, he directed The Prizefighter and the Lady, released in 1933, Penthouse (1933), Eskimo (1933), Laughing Boy (1934), Manhattan Melodrama (1934), and The Thin Man (1934).

What was the release date of "Tarzan the Ape Man":

Tarzan the Ape Man was initially released on Friday, March 25, 1932, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 25, 1932 are The Broken Wing (dir. Lloyd Corrigan), The Missing Rembrandt (dir. Leslie S. Hiscott), and Shopworn (dir. Nick Grinde). This was eighty-seven (87) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 15, 1932 in Canada; Friday, August 19, 1932 in France; Monday, January 09, 1933 in Germany and on Friday, September 09, 1932 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Tarzan the Ape Man":

At the casting of Tarzan the Ape Man we find Johnny Weissmuller, previously seen in Glorifying the American Girl (1929); Neil Hamilton (The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931), This Modern Age (1931)); Maureen O'Sullivan (A Connecticut Yankee (1931), Just Imagine (1930)) [ more... ]

  • Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, Maureen O'Sullivan, Doris Lloyd and Forrester Harvey also worked together in Tarzan and His Mate, released in 1934.
  • Forrester Harvey and C. Aubrey Smith, Doris Lloyd have all also be seen in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "Tarzan the Ape Man":

James Parker (C. Aubrey Smith) and Harry Holt (Neil Hamilton), in Africa on a quest for the legendary elephant burial grounds (and their ivory), are joined by Parker's daughter Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan). Holt, attracted to her, tries somewhat ineffectively to protect her from the jungle's dangers, notably failing to prevent her abduction by the jungle's guardian, the mysterious Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) and his ape allies.

The experience is terrifying to Jane at first, but as their relationship [...]

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