Tarzan and His Mate

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Tarzan and His Mate
Directed byCedric Gibbons
Produced byBernard H. Hyman
Written byJames Kevin McGuiness
Based oncharacters created by
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
StarringJohnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
CinematographyClyde De Vinna
Charles G. Clarke
Edited byTom Held
Distributed byMGM
Release date
  • April 16, 1934 (1934-04-16)
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited States

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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