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Volume 1958

Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)
Gordon Scott
Film number 6 of 6 in the Scott series



CREDITS

Tarzan the Magnificent  (1960)
Solar Film Productions
Director: Robert Day
Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs (character) ~ Robert Day
Release Date:31 March 1961
Runtime: 82 min UK/USA
Color: Eastman Color
Aspect Ratio:1.85 : 1 more
Sound Mix:Mono


CAST

 Gordon Scott ...  Tarzan
 Jock Mahoney ...  Coy Banton
 Betta St. John ...  Fay Ames
 John Carradine ...  Abel Banton
 Lionel Jeffries ...  Ames
 Alexandra Stewart ...  Laurie
 Earl Cameron ...  Tate
 Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...  Conway (as Charles Tingwell)
 Al Mulock ...  Martin Banton
 Gary Cockrell ...  Johnny Banton
 Ron MacDonnell ...  Ethan Banton
 Harry Baird ...  Warrior Leader
 Christopher Carlos ...  Native Chief
 John Sullivan ...  Wyntors
 Ewen Solon ...  Dexter


THE PLOT

This is Gordon Scott's fifth and last appearance as Tarzan  Neither Jane nor son Boy appear in the film. Tarzan is hired to escort a hardened criminal, Coy Banton (Jock Mahoney), through the jungle so that he can be turned over to the police. Also in the party are a group of British visitors including Ames (Lionel Jeffries), whose wife Fay (Betta St. John) falls in love with the prisoner Banton. Tarzan must stop the jungle party from fighting amongst themselves. Their boat is blown up by Coy's father and brothers. In addition to Coy Tarzan must now lead five more of the boat's passengers through the jungle, pursued by hostile natives. After this film, Mahoney replaced Scott as Tarzan in subsequent movies, while Scott made several Italian movies playing the role of Hercules.
 
 
 


TRIVIA
  • Villain Coy Banton (Jock Mahoney) replaced Scott as Tarzan after this movie and Scott went on to make Italian sword and sandles movies.
  • Tagline: The Greatest of Them All!
  • Magnificent didn't feature the ape-call. Despite protests from fans, the producers decided it had been ridiculed too often to remain effective.

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