Tarzan and His Mate

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Tarzan and His Mate
Directed by Cedric Gibbons
Produced by Bernard H. Hyman
Written by James Kevin McGuiness
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
Cinematography Clyde De Vinna
Charles G. Clarke
Editing by Tom Held
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) April 16, 1934 (1934-04-16)
Running time 104 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by Tarzan the Ape Man
Followed by Tarzan Escapes

Tarzan and His Mate is a 1934 romantic jungle adventure Tarzan movie. It is based on the fictional characters and concepts created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the second of the six MGM Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. In 2003, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant". It was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

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Tarzan and Jane are living in the jungle. Harry Holt and his business partner Martin Arlington want to steal the ivory from an elephant graveyard. Martin shoots an elephant. Jane keeps Tarzan from killing Martin. Martin tries to kill Tarzan. Jane thinks Tarzan is dead. She decides to leave the jungle. Cheeta and his ape friends nurse Tarzan back to health. Martin and Holt are killed by lions. Tarzan and his army of apes and elephants save Jane from the lions.

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