Tarzan and the Slave Girl (1950)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American fantasy film directed by Lee Sholem.

Plot Summary

The Lionian tribe are dying of a mystery disease and in desperation, their leader kidnaps Jane and Lola, a half-breed nurse, planning to use them to repopulate the tribe. Will be able to rescue her this time?


Director: Lee Sholem
Sol Lesser Productions
Producer: Sol Lesser
Production Supervisor: Glenn Cook
Script: Arnold Belgard, Hans Jacoby
Characters: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Assistant Director: James Casey
Director of Photography: Russell Harlan
Editor: Christian Nyby
Music: Paul Sawtell
Sound Technician: John Tribby
RCA Sound System
Wardrobe Supervisor: Frank Beetson
Make Up: Gustaf Norin
Production Designer: Harry Horner
Locations: Iverson Ranch, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden – 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, California, USA

Lex Barker (Tarzan)
Vanessa Brown (Jane)
Robert Alda (Neil)
Hurd Hatfield (Chief of the Lionians)
Arthur Shields (Dr E.E. Campell)
Tony Caruso (Sengo)
Denise Darcel (Lola)
Robert Warwick (high priest)

Alternative Titles

Tarzan and the Jungle Queen
Tarzan e le schiave – Italy
Tarzan greift ein – West Germany
Tarzan ja orjatyttö – Finland
Tarzan och slavflickan – Sweden
Tarzan und das Sklavenmädchen – Austria, West Germany
Tarzán y la esclava – Spain



  • Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to Tarzan on Screen and Television by David Fury – review
  • by Walt Lee p.476 – credits
  • RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929-1956 by Michael R. Pitts pp.322-324