Tarzan Finds a Son!

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Tarzan Finds a Son!

Weissmuller and Sheffield in the trailer
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Produced by Sam Zimbalist
Written by Cyril Hume
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
Johnny Sheffield
Cinematography Leonard Smith
Editing by Gene Ruggiero
Frank Sullivan
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) June 16, 1939 (1939-06-16)
Running time 82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Tarzan Finds a Son! is a 1939 jungle adventure Tarzan movie. It is based on the fictional characters and concepts created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the fourth of the six MGM Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. Johnny Sheffield makes his debut as Boy in this movie.

Story[change | change source]

An airplane flying to Cape Town crashes in the jungle. Everyone is killed, except a baby. Cheeta rescues the baby. Tarzan and Jane adopt him. They name him "Boy". Five years later, a search party comes to the jungle looking for Boy. He is the heir to a fortune worth millions. Jane wants Boy to go back to civilization. In the end though, Boy stays with Tarzan and Jane in the jungle.

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