Tarzan the Mighty (1928)

USA, 1928
15 episode serial, 9000 metres, 2315 metres (feature version), 30 reels
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film serial directed by Jack Nelson and Ray Taylor.

Plot Summary

Castaways Mary and Bobby Trevor are found by . Elsewhere, Lord Greystoke has arrived in Africa looking for his long-lost heir and thinks that he's found him – but it's really villainous Black John trying to pass himself off as Tarzan…


Directors: Jack Nelson, Ray Taylor
Universal Pictures
Script: Ian McClosky Heath, Jack Nelson
Novel: Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Frank Merrill (Tarzan)
Al Ferguson (Black John)
Natalie Kingston (Mary Trevor)
Bobby Nelson (Bobby Trevor)
Lorimer Johnston (Lord Greystoke)

Alternative Titles

Jungle Tales of Tarzan – working title