Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure (1959)

35mm film, Eastmancolour, 2.35:1
mono, English

A British/American fantasy film directed by John Guillerman. Production began on 6 February 1959


* = uncredited

Directed by: John Guillerman
© MCMLIX [1959] by Solar Film Productions
A Paramount release [logo]. Sy Weintraub and Harvey Hayutin present. Made with the cooperation of East African Film Services
Produced by: Sy Weintraub
Production Manager: John Palmer
Screenplay by: Berne Giler and John Guillerman
From a Story by: Les Crutchfield
Based Upon the Characters Created by: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Assistant Director: Peter Bolton
Continuity: Kay Rawlings
Director of Photography: Ted Scaife
Additional Photography: Skeets Kelly
Camera Operators: Gerald Fisher & Nick Roeg
Editor: Bert Rule
Eastman Color by: Pathe
Music Composed and Conducted by: Douglas Gamley
Sound Recording: Charles Knott & Bob Jones
Sound Supervisor: John Cox
Dubbing Editor: Ted Mason
Make-up: Tony Sforzini
Hairdressing: Gordon Bond
Art Director: Michael Stringer
Assistant Art Director: Peter Murton
Production Assistant: Grace McCorry|Grace M'Corry
Locations: Kenya, Africa *
Casting: Nora Roberts

Gordon Scott as
Anthony Quayle (Slade)
Sara Shane (Angie)
Niall MacGinnis (Kruger)
Sean Connery (O'Bannion)
Al Mulock (Dino)
Scilla Gabel (Toni)



  • Motion Picture Herald vol.214 no.7 (21 February 1959) p.14 – note (Started); 16 – note (Shooting 22 films)
  • Radio Times 10-16 September 1983 p.63 – credits, synopsis
  • Radio Times 10-16 August 1985 p.16 – credits, synopsis
  • Radio Times 8-14 August 1987 p.15 – credits, synopsis


  • Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to Tarzan on Screen and Television by David Fury – article
  • by Walt Lee p.478 – credits