Tarzan the Fearless

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Tarzan the Fearless
Poster for chapter 12
Directed byRobert F. Hill
Written byBasil Dickey
George Plympton
Walter Anthony
based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Produced bySol Lesser
StarringBuster Crabbe
Jacqueline Wells
E. Alyn Warren
Mischa Auer
Distributed byPrincipal Distributing Corporation
Release date
August 11, 1933
Running time
71 mins. (feature), 12 chapters (serial)
CountryUnited States

Tarzan the Fearless (1933) is both a 71-minute movie and a 12-chapter movie serial. It stars Buster Crabbe as Tarzan. This was his only appearance as Tarzan. The movie consisted of the first four chapters of the serial. Tarzan the Fearless was released in both formats on August 11, 1933.[1]

Players[change | change source]

  • Tarzan - Buster Crabbe
  • Dr. Brooks, scientist - E. Alyn Warren
  • Mary Brooks - Jacqueline Wells
  • Eltar, a priest - Mischa Auer

Story[change | change source]

Tarzan rescues elderly scientist Dr. Brooks. The man is held by the followers of Zar, God of the Emerald Fingers. His daughter Mary has also been searching for him. Tarzan searches for Mary. Everyone is captured by the people of Zar. They are brought before Eltar, the high priest. Two evil safari guides are killed. The others are freed, but they must never return. Mary and her father decide to stay with Tarzan.

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