Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)

6 reels
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film directed by J.P. McGowan.


Director: J.P. McGowan
Robertson-Cole Pictures Corporation
Presenter: Joseph P. Kennedy
Producer: Edwin C. King
Adaptation: William E. Wing
Novel: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Assistant Director: Mack V. Wright
Director of Photography: Joe Walker
Locations: Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, USA

James Pierce ()
Frederick Peters (Esteban Miranda)
Edna Murphy (Ruth Porter)
Harold Goodwin (Burton Bradney)
Dorothy Dunbar (Lady Greystoke)
D'Arcy Corrigan (Weesimbo)
Boris Karloff (Owaza)
Robert Bolder (John Peebles)

Alternative Titles

Tarzan und der goldene Löwe – Germany

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



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  • Boris Karloff: A Critical Account of His Screen, Stage, Radio, Television, and Recording Work by Scott Allen Nollen p.358
  • The Films of Boris Karloff by Richard Bojarski and Kenneth Beals p.41 – credits, synopsis
  • Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to Tarzan on Screen and Television by David Fury – review
  • by Walt Lee p.475 – credits
  • Silent Films, 1877-1996: A Critical Guide to 646 Movies by Robert K. Klepper pp.384-385