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TARZAN OF THE APES RADIO SHOW
Starring James H. Pierce and Joan Burroughs Pierce

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I. TARZAN OF THE APES - The first Tarzan appearance on radio September 12, 1932 -- a syndicated serial that lasted for 286 episodes. It starred James and Joan Burroughs Pierce.
TITLES, AIR DATES & SYNOPSES FOR THE TARZAN OF THE APES RADIO SERIAL
Series: "TARZAN OF THE APES"
ORIGINAL SYNDICATED SERIAL   AMERICAN GOLD SEAL PRODUCTION
American Gold Seal Productions  World Radio Network
STARS: James Pierce and Joan Burroughs
WRITER: Edgar Rice Burroughs
TARZAN OF THE APES
An American Gold Seal Production
Starring: James Pierce as Tarzan  ~  Joan Burroughs Pierce as Jane
Ref: : The story is complete in 286 episodes. The production is filled with lots of jungle action, but the production technique is fairly primitive. The story is based on the novel, Tarzan Of The Apes, by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
CREDITS FOR THE ENTIRE SERIAL: (The cast members vary by episode.) Eily Malyan (Lady Greystoke), Fred Harrington (Lord Greystoke, Snipes), Frederick C. Dahlquist (producer), Edgar Rice Burroughs (author), James Knight Carden (director), James Pierce (Tarzan), Joan Burroughs (Jane Porter), Lawrence Sterner (Professor Porter), Wilfred North (Mr. Philander), Gale Gordon (Cecil Clayton), Ralph Scott (Lieutenant Paul D'Arnot), Cy Kendall (Captain Tracy), Art Kane (Francois, Joe Miller, captain of the gunboat "Calais", Alexis Paulvitch, Lieutenant Gernois), Horace Harley (Tarrant), Ralph Robinson (King), A. M. Ghio (Carlos), Jacques Jou Jerville (Lieutenant Charpentier), Frederick Shields (Bill Fraser, Basuli The Waziri), Ed T. Meyers (Captain Gault), Dave Taylor, Allan Garcia (Vallons), Victor Lambert (Robert Canier), A. S. Kane Jr. (Captain Dufranne), Frank Nelson (Nikolas Rokoff), Jean Jostyn (cabin steward, Serge), Hanley Stafford (Count Raoul de Conde, Lord Tennington, Karanoff), Winnie Fields Moore (Olga de Coude), Peggy Dolan (Hazel Strong), Ann Sawyer (Maya, Arab dancing girl), Jeanette Nolan (La of Opar), Dave Taylor (Mac, Chief Engineer of Tennington's yacht, British Commissioner), Ted Osborne (Sheik Joseph). 15:22.
TEXT IN BLUE: Old notes from rough listening notes made by the author shortly after 77 of these shows on reel-to-reel tapes were added to the Hillman Library in July 1969. By request, dubs of these reels were sent to Jim and Joan Burroughs Pierce as well as to Vern Coriell, founder of the Burroughs Bibliophiles. See ERBzine 0192 & ERBzine 0193

1. 32/09/12  001 Tarzan's First Birthday ~ The story line is about how Tarzan came to be and how he met Jane. On the first birthday of their son, Lord and Lady Greystoke, stranded in the jungle, are attacked by a crazed ape. 
2. 32/09/13  002 Battle with the Apes ~ Lord and Lady Greystoke are killed by a marauding band of great apes. Kala, the she-ape, leaves behind her dead baby and takes young Lord Greystoke into the jungle with her. Only Lord and Lady Greystoke and apes are heard in this episode.
3. 32/09/14  003 Tarzan in Young Manhood ~ Tarzan is described as a "super-man!" It is twenty years later and Tarzan is now grown. Tarzan, who is not heard in this episode, battles Histah (the snake) to save the cub of Sabor (the lioness). 
4. 32/09/15  004 Tarzan Attacked by Tabor ~ Captain Tracy faces a mutiny off the coast of Africa. Tarzan fights again with Histah (the snake), but is rescued by his friend Tantor (the elephant). The Tarzan yell is heard for the first time on radio.
5. 32/09/16  005 Tarzan Sees a Ship ~ The mutineers demand the treasure map, but Jane Porter has thrown it out of a porthole, inside of a poison bottle. Tarzan watches the mutineers come ashore and fights to rescue the captain.
6. 32/09/19 006 Tarzan Rescues the Captain ~ Tarzan watches the strange men from the boat, fights a chinese mutineer and is knifed in the shoulder! Battling the man, Tarzan quickly kills him and removes the knife.
7. 32/09/20  007 Tarzan Rescues the Captain Again ~  Tarzan sees Numa (the lion) about to attack Captain Tracy. Battling the lion, Tarzan twists the animal's head back until Numa is dead. He then gives the Tarzan cry of victory. Tarzan speaks to another human for the first time. Yount, the mutineer, plans to drown Jane Porter, her father and Philander.
8. 32/09/21  008 Did the Bottle Really Go Overboard ~ Professor Porter and Jane try to cause an explosion to free themselves from being trapped in the sinking ship. Meanwhile, Tarzan kills Hortah (the boar) for dinner for himself and Captain Tracy. While fighting the beast, Captain Tracy becomes trapped in a pit of quicksand!
9. 32/09/22  009 The Captain Is in Quicksand ~ Tarzan and his ape friends pull Captain Tracy from the quicksand. Jane and her father set out from the mutineers in a small boat.
10. 32/09/23  010 A Fight Aboard Ship ~ After battling a hostile great ape, Tarzan visits his secret hut.
11. 32/09/26  011 Tarzan's Shack ~ Jane and her friends come upon Tarzan's hut in the jungle, while he watches them...unobserved! Tarzan is fascinated with Jane, the first white woman he's even seen! Meanwhile, the mutineers come ashore, start to dig for the treasure and fight among themselves.
12. 32/09/27  012 Mutinous Captain Killed  ~ The mutineers endanger Jane and her friends, but are protected by Tarzan. They find the treasure and decide to bury it elsewhere, as a French ship is approaching the coast!
13. 32/09/28  013 Tarzan Delivers the Sailor ~ Tarzan sees where the treasure is buried, digs it up and hides it himself! Professor Porter and Philander wander off into the jungle! ~ Tarzan drops pirate from tree...Retreats...Buries treasure...Tarzan digs up chest...Buries in jungle...Porter and Philander wander off...Numa attacks
14. 32/09/29 014 Tarzan Rescues Jane's Father ~ Tarzan saves Professor Porter and Philander from Numa (the lion). The diary of the Greystokes is found, but where is the famous diamond encrusted locket?  ~ Numa attacks Porter and Philander...Tarzan pulls them to safety...Clayton and Jane housecleaning...Ship has gone...Find Greystoke diary...Clayton rushes out with rifle...hears Porter
15. 32/09/30  015 Clayton Tries to Rescue the Professor ~ Professor Porter and Philander tell Jane how a strange creature saved their lives. Jane tells them that the mutineer's ship has departed. Cheetah (the leopard) attacks! ~ Clayton rushes to save...Porter returns in meantime...Tells of strange rescue...Tarzan follows...Clayton examines him...Gun goes off...Porter and Philander go to search for Clayton...Jane hears shot...goes to door...Lion attacks cabin...Breaks window bars...Jane shoots...
16. 32/10/03  016 Tarzan Saves Clayton~ While Tarzan examines Clayton's rifle, a shot rings out! Sabor (the lioness) threatens Jane while she's in Tarzan cabin! ~ Tarzan and Clayton hear Jane...Tarzan returns...Grabs Sabor by the tail...Tarzan fights and kills the lion...Tarzan gives his ape cry...
17. 32/10/04  017 Tarzan Saves Jane ~ Tarzan battles Sabor (the lioness) and gives his mighty victory cry of the bull ape! Watching Jane within his cabin, he sees her write a letter, which he quietly takes through the window after she's asleep. ~ Party talks of ape language...Prepare to eat ... Tarzan looks in the window at night...Steals Jane’s letter... 
18. 32/10/05  018 Tarzan Reads Jane's Letter~ Tarzan hears the drums of the great apes calling him to the victory dance of the "Dum-Dum." Tarzan must join them! ~ Tarzan reads Jane’s letter...finds kinship...Next sunset...Quote Shakespeare...Cecil and Jane check wood on beach headland...Hear Dum Dum...Tarzan goes to Dum Dum...Porter discusses skeleton...Tarzan dances with apes...Victory dance... Apes sleep...Tarzan returns...
19. 32/10/06  019 Morning Arrives ~ While Jane and her friends have breakfast, Tarzan and Tantor (the elephant) go for an early morning swim. Seeing Clayton endangered once again by Hortah (the boar), Tarzan supplies meat for Jane and her friends. He gives the victory cry after killing Hortah.  ~ Jungle wakes...Tarzan meets Tantor...Breakfast...Talk of position...Clayton to hunt... Clayton wounds Horta... Boar attacks...Tarzan kills and carries boar to hut...
20. 32/10/07  020 Tarzan Presides over Apes~ Tarzan sits in judgement of his fellow apes. Terkoz, the rogue bull ape, kidnaps Jane and carries her off into the trees! ~ Tarzan at Dum Dum...Tribal meeting...Terkoz has run amok...Porter discusses Tarzan...Cecil sets traps and nets...Jane goes for fruit...Terkoz steals Jane...
21. 32/10/10  021 Tarzan Rescues Jane from the Apes ~ Jane Porter is kidnapped by a giant ape! Tarzan battles the ape and gives the victory call after killing the beast. Tarzan and Jane have their first conversation (sort of)! ~ Porter and Philander helpless...Pursue...Tarzan hears her scream...Tarzan fights Terkoz...Jane hugs Tarzan...Share names...Calls him white skin...
22. 32/10/11  022 The Professor Wants to Search ~ Tarzan leaves Jane alone in a tree while he goes to get breakfast. Professor Porter is very upset when Jane fails to return the next morning. The French naval vessel is seen offshore.  ~ Porter decides to wander to jungle...Ships off coast...Beacon...Tarzan builds shelter...Teaches language...Takes her to look for food...Look for wood for beacon... A light
23. 32/10/12  023 Rescue~ Lt. Paul D'Arnot, of the French navy, comes ashore and meets Professor Porter and Philander. D'Arnot attempts to help recover Jane. Tarzan warns Jane about a tribe cannibals nearby, and then the whole jungle erupts in fire! ~ Ship sees signal...Sends boat...Jane feels safe...D’Arnot arrives...French navy...[poor quality skips here]...Tarzan and Jane talk...Fights beast 
24. 32/10/13  024 Tarzan's Hut Afire ~ Tarzan leaves Jane to battle the flames threatening his hut. Meanwhile, D'Arnot and Professor Porter find the body of the ape Tarzan killed and fear Jane has been rescued from the ape only to fall into the hands of the cannibals. Clayton raises his rifle and shoots at Tarzan! ~ Tarzan sees smoke...This it is the hut...Wants to tell Jane must go...Search party finds Terkoz [poor quality skips]...Tarzan puts out beacon fire..goes to hut for diary...Party returns...Clayton shoots him...
25. 32/10/14  025 Clayton Hunts Tarzan ~ Lieutenant D'Arnot assumes command of the search for Jane. Tarzan learns to speak more English from Jane. Tarzan returns to the hut, draws his bow and shoots an arrow in the direction of Clayton! ~ D’Arnot stops him from pursuing...Tarzan returns to Jane...Says he was shot at...Party finds Diary gone...Night...Door left open...White sailors carry supplies...Cannibal aims arrow...
26. 32/10/17  026 Tarzan Fires at Clayton ~ Clayton concludes that Tarzan is a cannibal. Jane realizes a ship has come to the rescue of the expedition. ~ Arrow misses...They think it’s Tarzan...Morning...Jane awakes...English lesson...Tarzan teaches archery...Party about to leave...close door...Depart...Jane communicates....Tarzan takes her back...Hear ship...
27. 32/10/18  027 The Ship Leaves ~ Tarzan brings Jane back to his hut. Jane fears that her father and everyone else has left the jungle, leaving her alone with "White Skin." ~ Party see evidence of Cannibals...Talk of poison arrows...Jane and Tarzan reach hut...Steamer disappearing...Jane cries...Thinks left behind...Depends on Tarzan...Swing into trees...Hear horrible noise....
28. 32/10/19  028 Search Party Is Attacked ~ Tarzan and Jane watch a fierce battle between Numa (the lion), Cheetah (the leopard) and Hortah (the boar). Philander has disappeared from the camp. He is heard crying for help in the distance!  ~ Weird noise...To lure them into ambush....find black exhausted men from plantation going back to tribe...Died...Whites tortured...Night...Jane and Tarzan watch stars...English lesson...Numa and Sheeta fight below...Numa kills...Party has seen torches...Philander calls for help...
29. 32/10/20  029 Philander Is Captured~ While the crazed natives attack D'Arnot and the Porter expedition, Tarzan introduces Jane to Manu (the monkey). While the drums beat, the natives come ever closer to D'Arnot and his friends!  ~ Philander taken...D’Arnot attacks...Find trail...Jane and Tarzan watch moon...Meet Manu...Hear war drums...Gomangani...Tarzan leaves...Sees blacks crying Philander...Drums all around the party...See something on edge of trail...
30. 32/10/21  030 Search Party Finds a Clue ~ Tarzan sleeps and all is well! ~ Find witch doctor with Philanderhelmet and binoculars...Black magic...Tarzan ropes savage...Kills with arrows and frees Philander...Party comes...Philander tells story...Tarzan returns to Jane...English lesson and sleep...
31.  32/10/24  031 The Jungle Awakes ~ Tarzan is called off to settle an argument among the apes. The search party approaches the village of the cannibals ~ Morning...English lesson...Tarzan leaves for tribal problem... Party approaching Cannibals... They wonder who Tarzan is... Reach village...  plan... Jane hears... Lowers self to meet them 
32. 32/10/25  032 Jane Is Captured by Cannibals ~ D'Arnot suspects a trap as a stockade is found in the jungle. Jane wanders into the jungle after hearing voices, but is found by Tarzan. The stockade gates close behind Professor Porter and Philander as the jungle drums begin to sound! ~ Village empty...Strange...Tarzan returns...Finds Jane...Returns to platform...Party enters village...empty...Drums...Gates close...
33. 32/10/26  033 Search Party Is Trapped ~ Tarzan spares the life of a native after Jane teaches him that "man does not kill man." Freeing the native, the black man returns to the stockade where he tells the others of being threatened by the white devil who now has a white woman with him! ~ Natives close in...D’Arnot talks to leader...Put down guns....Taken to hut...Says Jane not there...Tarzan and Jane see Gomangani .... Attack for arrows... Party imprisoned in hut...Black returns to village saying he saw Tarzan and white woman...
34. 32/10/27  034 Tarzan Learns More English~ D'Arnot, Professor Porter and Philander are overjoyed to learn that Jane is still alive. However, their joy is short lived when the ceremonies of sacrifice begins. They are to be killed! While in Tarzan's cabin, Jane is meanced by a party of savage black warriors! ~ Jane tells Tarzan to take her to the hut...Party realizes Tarzan and Jane together...Party in trouble... Tarzan and Jane reach hut... Blacks enter hut...Jane alone...
35. 32/10/28  035 Jane and Tarzan Go into the Hut ~ Jane is thrown into a pit by the savages. Tarzan calls Tantor (the elephant) to help him free Jane. Meanwhile, D'Arnot, Professor Porter and Philander are planning an escape from the cannibal's kraal with the help of a friendly native. ~ Party plan escape...Befriended black plans to help to repay service...Blacks throw Jane into pit...Tarzan comes...Tarzan calls Tantor... Party has rifles smuggled to them... Tantor attacks blacks...Rescue...Party attempts escape...Seen...
36. 32/10/31  036 Search Party Makes Their Move ~ The attempted escape from the native village fails. D'Arnot and the others are tied to stakes! ~ Capture...Fastened to stake...D’Arnot wounded blind...Sunset...Tarzan and Jane return to shelter...Thanks Tantor...English lesson... Blacks dance... D’Arnot and Professor try to free selves...Blacks take Porter...
37. 32/11/01  037 Cannibals Chose the Professor~ Jane tries to speak with Tarzan about his father and mother. This is not an easy job! D'Arnot, Professor Porter and Philander make an attempt to escape from the cannibals.~ Get Clayton’s knife...Bring back Porter...Black promises to come to them...Jane teaches word “father”...Tarzan wants father...Chief waiting to capture Tarzan and Jane before any sacrifices...Then word that Tarzan escaped...Blacks come to kill...Party run...
38. 32/11/02  038 Second Escape Try ~ Jane finally convinces Tarzan to go in search of her father...when a load explosion is heard! D'Arnot's men have set off an explosion of dynamite, which leads the cannibals to think that their prisoners can work magic. While Tarzan is gone, Cheetah (the leopard) attacks and starts to climb the tee in which Jane is cowering! ~ Tarzan hears an explosion and guns at village...Goes to village..Party flattened...Stupefied natives think it is the work of a god...He plans to act the part...Throws bullets into the fire...Tribe dances a welcome...Sheeta attacks Jane...Fights with branch
39. 32/11/03  039 Jane Is Attacked ~ Tarzan battles Cheetah to save Jane and gives his victory cry after killing the beast. Jane tells Tarzan that she wants the gun that is in the hut. D'Arnot, Professor Porter and Philander are to be forced to drink a cup of poison to prove that they have supernatural powers! ~ Tarzan returns to save Jane...Tarzan jumps on Sheeta...they roll off platform...Tarzan kills...Party talk of situation and devil god Tarzan.... Now to prove godliness must drink poison cup...Jane sleeps...
40. 32/11/04  040 The Poison Drink ~ D'Arnot and his friends use a rocket to impress the cannibals. Tarzan asks his friends, the great apes, to watch out for Jane while his gone. Professor Porter drinks the poison! ~ Party to work magic and swallow poison...chant...Egypt sun worship chant...Clayton lights rocket...aimed at natives...Tarzan and Jane go to hut...Apes approach...Tarzan introduces them...They go back to jungle...Witch doctor trying to save face...Party must drink poison...Porter drinks Episode 41 Synopsis...Tarzan and Jane on platform.. .Ape calls Tarzan to Dum Dum...Leaves Taug to protect...Party drinking poison...Witch doctor drinks...Then party puts tablet in it...Doctor falls to ground...Party comes to hut...Pretends to save him...Hista attacks Taug... 
41. 32/11/07  041 Ape Battles Snake ~ James Pierce and Joan Burroughs are given air credit for the first time (Edgar Rice Burrough's daughter's name is pronounced as "Jo-ann" by the announcer). D'Arnot and the professor call the Witch Doctor's bluff and ask for a second cup of poison! Histah (the snake) attacks Jane and wraps himself around her body! The announcer ends the program by declaring it to be an "American Gold Seal Production."
42. 32/11/08  042 Return of the Ship ~  Jane kills Histah (the snake) with the revolver. There is peace in the jungle tonight! ~ Taug weakening...Jane kills snake...Tarzan returns...Apes know Jane to be feared...Party explains poison... Promise bring rain and return spirit to cave mummy... Shot from cruiser? (actually Jane’s shot)... Night falls...Jane happy...Sings...Tarzan likes it...
43. 32/11/09  043 Tarzan Saves Jane ~ Tarzan plans to go to the village of cannibals to get more arrows. Jane is determined to go along with him, to possibly find her father. jane is pulled into a hut by a black arm! The Witch Doctor disappears as Professor Porter finds strange heiroglyphics! D'Arnot, Professor Porter and Philander are trapped in the sacred cave of the cannibals! ~ Blacks celebrating because whites are going to bring rain...Witch Doctor makes them give up rifles...Tarzan and Jane go to village for arrows...village empty... Jane captured by lone black in hut...Party reach cave behind waterfall...Jump down into .... Witch Doctor disappears... Trapped in cave...
44. 32/11/10  044 Tarzan Recaptured~ Tarzan and Jane are taken prisoner by the cannibals. Professor Porter and Philander use their archeological knowledge to find an exit from the cave. Tarzan frees himself, kills a cannibal and gives his cry of victory. Using Jane's revolver and his bow and arrows, Tarzan seems to be fighting he way free. However, the son of the chief of cannibals sets the hut on fire! ~ Tarzan saves Jane but more blacks close in ...Capture...Party hears Tarzan has been caught...Find secret exit...Tarzan frees self...Gets guard...Throws him out of hut...Gives a shout...Chief’s son sets fire to hut... 
45. 32/11/11  045 Reunited ~ Tarzan and Jane escape from the burning hut and hide in the hut of the Witch Doctor. The cannibals start to close in! ~ Blacks circle blazing hut triumphantly...Tarzan and Jane get out back...Escape to Witch Doctor’s hut...Party reaches village...Witch Doctor knows Tarzan and Jane escaped...Party tries to show their god power...Witch Doctor goes to hut and sees Tarzan and Jane... Tribe surrounds them and closes in....
46. 32/11/14  046 Escape~ Jane is to be sacrificed. D'Arnot has a plan to free her. Tarzan frees himself and attacks the Witch Doctor, freeing Jane. ~ Tarzan and Jane captured...Put into hut...Jane then put in another hut...Party makes plan to rescue Jane...Tarzan frees self...Kills guard... Follows Witch Doctor carrying Jane... Ropes him...Carries Jane to trees...
47. 32/11/15  047 Rain Comes ~ Tarzan takes Jane deeper into the jungle. Predicting a large rainstorm will soon begin, Tarzan takes Jane's sugguestion that they go to the hut. Professor Porter and D'Arnot plan to impress the natives by claiming to start the coming rainstorm. ~ Party sees escape...Grab Witch Doctor and chief...Tarzan and Jane return to platform...Smell rain coming...go to hut...Party read barometer...Rain coming...Go through ceremony...Rain comes... 
48. 32/11/16  048 Jane Receives Greystoke Locket~ Most of this episode consists of the mumbo jumbo by D'Arnot and Professor Porter to convice the cannibals that they have power over the rain. At Tarzan's hut, Jane is shown the valuable papers and the valuable Greystoke locket. ~ Burn effigy of Tarzan...Long native ceremony...Party free to leave...Clayton cracks...Leave for hut...Tarzan shows Jane letter and locket... Gives Jane locket...
49. 32/11/17  049 Tarzan And the Crocodiles ~  Tarzan and Jane go for a swim in a jungle river. Tarzan wonders about the meaning of love. D'Arnot, Professor Porter, Clayton and Philander decide to re-enter the sacred cave. Gimla (the crocodile) starts after Jane! ~  Jane learns that the apeman is Tarzan...Party prepares to leave...Witch Doctor plans revenge...Witch Doctor sends word...Tarzan and Jane at cave... All go there... Trap... Jane and Tarzan go to river...Jane falls into water... Gimla attacks... 
50. 32/11/18  050 Rescuers Seek Safety in Cave ~ Tarzan rescues Jane from Gimla (the crocodile). D'Arnot, Professor Porter, Clayton and Philander seek shelter in the sacred cave and Tarzan warns them of their danger. Clayton takes another shot at Tarzan (fortunately missing him). At last, Professor Porter knows that Jane is alive! ~ Tarzan saves Jane from crocodile...Tarzan and Jane to village...Hear drums...Reach blacks and party...Jane writes message to warn them and Tarzan puts it on an arrow... Clayton shoots at them... Natives turn against them... Retreat to cave...
51. 32/11/21  051 Attempted Rescue~ Tarzan and Jane plan to try to rescue her father and his friends who are trapped in the sacred cave. Clayton disputes D'Arnot's authority which causes the death of five French sailors. They have a confrontation. What is that strange sound? ~ Party go to cave...Five sailors left behind...Turn on Clayton...See trapped...Tarzan and Jane plan...Tarzan to kill black... Party tortures Witch Doctor to find another exit... Hear inhuman noise...
52. 32/11/22  052 Sounds in the Cave~ Tarzan kills one of the cannibals. Seeing another about to spear Tarzan, Jane shoots him! Tarzan kills a second cannibal and gives the yell of victory! The Witch Doctor escapes! ~ Party trapped in cave...Tarzan and Jane go to village...Beats drum...Sets fire to hut...Tarzan and Jane return to cave...See stone across cave mouth...Sees black trap...Retreats... Hear noise again... Approaching ... Witch Doctor dead?...
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32/11/23  053 The Witch Doctor Escapes ~ Witch Doctor in suspended animation...Clayton finds balcony with purer air up stairway...Tarzan goes to shoot blacks...Jane saves Tarzan from black with arrow...Shoots...Cry...Party hears...Witch Doctor has escaped...Francois gone...
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32/11/24  054 Witch Doctor Noises ~ Francois calls to them from exit...They try to find...Tarzan waits to kill chief...Tarzan and Jane hear strange noise again...Blacks go away...Tarzan says he loves Jane...Tarzan and Jane go to cave...Call down through cleft...Witch Doctor noise and Jane and Tarzan don’t answer...
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32/11/25  055 Tarzan Fires Dynamite ~ Jane answers...Francois comes to...Jane sets dynamite to open cavern...It Blows!... 
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32/11/28  056 The Cannibals Attack ~ Explosion...Hole opened...Must get up before cannibals come...Reach top...Start for hut...Hear Witch Doctor noise again...Cannibals coming ... Tarzan prepares...
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32/11/29  057 The Attack ~ Not blacks but the sailors...Go farther...Find place to make a stand...Attack...Tarzan to the trees...Clayton goes after Witch Doctor...Says he killed him...Tarzan warns of mass attack...ATTACK!
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32/11/30  058 The Lion Attacks ~ Attackers are beaten off...Tarzan goes to get Witch Doctor’s body...Sailors dead...Party retreats farther...Tarzan throws Witch Doctor at attackers...Retreat...Stop for Porter and Clayton...Fever...
59. The Professor Collapses ~ Lion attacks...Leaps on Clayton...Tarzan attacks lion...Gives ape yell...Tarzan eats...Porter collapses... Jane cries...
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32/12/02  060 The Party Gets Made at Clayton ~ Travelling...Professor walking now...Not far from hut...Tarzan hunts...Clayton hates Tarzan...Tarzan returns... Clayton shoots...They fight...Jane stops him... Tarzan leaves Clayton to Jane and leaves... 
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32/12/05  061 The Mutineers Return ~ Clayton makes excuses...Cabin ransacked...Francois goes for water...Saw marks of a boat...Switch to pirates... Hear party and close in... 
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32/12/06  062 Jane Is Attacked ~ Tarzan returns to the apes...Takla challenging his kingship...Charges...Tarzan wins...Clayton finds pirate camp...Returns to cabin...Pirates take Jane as hostage...Porter fires shots... 
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32/12/07  063 Tarzan and Jane Talk ~ Jane drops to ground so Clayton and rest can shoot...Mutineers run off...Tarzan returns...Finds mutineers...Kills boar...Gives ape cry...Scares off mutineers...Tarzan returns to talk to Jane...
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32/12/08  064 Jane Is Captured Again ~ Tarzan and Jane talk...Philander warns about falling in love with society...Tarzan goes for arrows...Mutineers kidnap Jane from hut... 
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32/12/09  065 Tarzan to the Rescue ~ Mutineers lead Jane away...Try to force her to tell where treasure is....Tarzan returning...Morning and party awake...Jane gone... Tarzan comes... Tarzan leaves to find Jane...
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32/12/12  066 Tarzan to the Ship ~ Question Jane...She bargains with one of the mutineers...Tarzan approaches but hears mutineer at hut...Tarzan goes to hut and tries to make mutineer tell where Jane is...Jane at ship... Tarzan swims out to ship... 
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32/12/13  067 Ship Rescue ~ Pirates see men running on beach...pretend to take off...Tarzan swimming...Others try to fix boat on beach... Tracy pounds on wall of Jane’s cabin...shows how to open port to escape...Tarzan reaches ship and enters port... Pirates come and he hides behind door and waits... 
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32/12/14  068 Ship Wreck ~ Tarzan kills pirate...Tracy talks...Thanks Tarzan from other room...Another man comes for her...Party work to repair boat on beach...Tarzan kills other man...Can’t free Tracy...Go to deck...Tries to wreck ship on rocks... 
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32/12/15  069 Captain Tracy's Arm ~ Ship goes wild...Find helmsman dead...Tarzan says storm coming...Snipes says must get Tarzan...Men won’t do it -- afraid to go alone...Party prepare to go to ship in boat...Tarzan and Jane go below while mutineers fight...Try to free Tracy...Free him and go to his cabin for guns...Mutineers come...Go to wheel house....Pirates spot them with light...charge...Plan to smash wheel house and drop weight... 
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32/12/16  070 Others on the Reef ~ Episode 70: Survive but Tracy’s left arm broken...Tarzan and Jane jump into water...Tracy covers retreat... Tarzan and Jane swim... Tarzan kills shark...Tarzan and Jane reach shore...Boat party reach reef...Tarzan takes Jane to platform... Jane afraid...Party in trouble on reef... anger of being washed away... Big Breaker!...
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32/12/19  071 Tarzan with the Apes ~ Morning...Tarzan and Jane go for fruit...Tarzan says Clayton still hates him...Party stranded on rock...King signaled Snipes...Lower boat and come after party...Trouble at ape tribe...Tarzan takes Jane... 
72. 32/12/20  072 Jane at the Dum Dum ~ Sheeta attacking baby ape...Tribe around...Tarzan attacks...Plan to have Dum but first go to hut....Pirates reach rock and force party to dig for treasure...Tarzan and Jane reach hut...Empty...Return to jungle...Dum Dum... 
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32/12/21  073 Elephant Stampede ~ Jane watches Dum Dum ...Ends...Party digging...Make deal with King...Jane is sad that Tarzan is so wild... Distant rumble... Elephant stampede toward them... 
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32/12/22  074 Lt Makes His Escape ~ Stampede passes by destroying platform...Go to sleep in tree crotch...Crew makes Snipes let party stop digging...D’Arnot pretends he knows where treasure is...Jane can’t sleep on branch...Asks Tarzan to come to America...Tarzan accuses her of loving Clayton...She wishes he was gone...He goes...Sits on a branch overhead...Goes to sleep on his shoulder...D’Arnot calls King...Pirates return...Clayton warns...Pirates shoot....D’Arnot gets away to jungle... 
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32/12/23  075 Tarzan Meets Mutineers ~ Pirates Tie up Clayton...Question King...Shoots...Morning...Tarzan and Jane reach hut...D’Arnot reaches hut and gets gun...King shot in arm...Confesses...They send him to jungle to find D’Arnot...Tarzan meets King and two men...ropes front man...Throws him down dead...King shoots at Tarzan... 
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32/12/26  076 The Escape ~ Tarzan climbs...King misses...Moves...Ropes Mike...Throws him down...King runs off...Tarzan jumps on other...Knocks rifle as he shoots...Ape cry...Goes back to Jane and D’Arnot...Go to camp...Party still digging...Snipes goes to strike Clayton...Men rebel...King returns and tells of Tarzan...Snipes tries to send men after Tarzan...Rebel and fight...Party runs...Pirates pursue...Tarzan and Jane hear...Jane shoots to save father...Tarzan shoots arrows... 
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32/12/27  077 Weeks Later ~ Pirates put boat over from Arrow...Party get into boat to go down coast and upstream to hut...Pirates fight each other...Tarzan and Jane and D’Arnot go to hut on foot...Snipes won...Send for men on Arrow...To go to hut to get D’Arnot...Tarzan and Jane and D’Arnot reach hut...No one there yet...Party aground in boat on stream...Meet cannibals...

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