Tarzan and the Golden Lion

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Theatrical poster
Directed by J. P. McGowan
Screenplay by Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel)
William E. Wing (adaptation)
Starring James Pierce
Boris Karloff
Distributed by Robertson-Cole Pictures Corporation
Release date(s) March 20, 1927 (1927-03-20)
Running time 57 minutes
Country United States
Language English intertitles


Tarzan and the Golden Lion is a 1927 jungle movie. It is a Tarzan silent movie. It is based on a book of the same name by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The movie was directed by J. P. McGowan. It stars James Pierce as Tarzan. Boris Karloff plays Owaza.

Story[change | edit source]

After searching for a city of diamonds, Tarzan races with his pet lion Jad-bal-ja to save a young woman from being sacrificed to a lion-god.