Tarzan (1966-1969)

USA, 8 September -5 April 1968
2 seasons, 57 episodes, average 50m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy television series starring Ron Ely in the title role. Episodes were later edited together to form five feature length television films: and the Mountains of the Moon (1967), Tarzan and the Perils of Charity Jones (1967), Tarzan's Jungle Rebellion (1967), Tarzan and the Four O'Clock Army (1968) and Tarzan's Deadly Silence (1970).

Plot Summary

Tarzan returns to the of Africa after being educated in the States and takes a young jungle boy, Jai, and mischievous chimpanzee, Cheetah, under his protective wing. Together, they fight poachers, smugglers and other interlopers.

Episodes

Season One (1966-1967)
Eyes of the Lion (8 September 1966)
The Ultimate Weapon (16 September 1966)
Leopard on the Loose (23 September 1966)
A Life for a Life (30 September 1966)
The Prisoner (7 October 1966)
The Three Faces of Death (14 October 1966)
The Prodigal Puma (21 October 1966)
The Deadly Silence Part 1 (28 October 1966)
The Deadly Silence Part 2 (4 November 1966)
The Figurehead (11 November 1966)
Village of Fire (18 November 1966)
The Day of the Golden Lion (2 December 1966)
Pearls of Tanga (9 December 1966)
The End of the River (16 December 1966)
The Ultimate Duel (23 December 1966)
The Fire People (30 December 1966)
Track of the Dinosaur (6 January 1967)
The Day the Earth Trembled (13 January 1967)
Cap'n Jai (20 January 1967)
A Pride of Assassins (27 January 1967)
The Golden Runaway (3 February 1967)
Basil of the Bulge (10 February 1967)
Mask of Rona (17 February 1967)
To Steal the Rising Sun (24 February 1967)
Jungle Dragnet (3 March 1967)
The Perils of Charity Jones Part 1 (10 March 1967)
The Perils of Charity Jones Part 2 (17 March 1967)
The Circus (24 March 1967)
The Ultimatum (31 March 1967)
Algie B for Brave (7 April 1967)
Man Killer (14 April 1967)

Season Two (1967-1978)
Tiger, Tiger (15 September 1967)
Voice of the Elephant (22 September 1967)
Thief Catcher (29 September 1967)
The Blue Stone of Heaven Part 1 (6 October 1967)
The Blue Stone of Heaven Part 2 (13 October 1967)
Curse of the Mugumba Tree (20 October 1967)
The Fanatics (27 October 1967)
Last of the Supermen (3 November 1967)
Hurricane Hotel (10 November 1967)
The Pride of a Lioness (17 November 1967)
Mountains of the Moon Part 1 (24 November 1967)
Mountains of the Moon Part 2 (1 December 1967)
Jai's Amnesia (15 December 1967)
Creeping Giants (29 December 1967)
The Professional (5 January 1968)
The Convert (12 January 1968)
King of the Dwsari (26 January 1968)
A Gun for Jai (2 February 1968)
Trek to Terror (9 February 1968)
End of a Challenge (16 February 1968)
Jungle Ransom (23 February 1968)
Four O'Clock Army Part 1 (1 March 1968)
Four O'Clock Army Part 2 (8 March 1968)
Rendezous for Revenge (15 March 1968)
Alex the Great (22 March 1968)
Trina (5 April 1968)

Alternative Titles

Tarzán – Argentina

Extracts included in
Biography: Tarzan: The Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs (1996)

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.8 p.50