The Romance of Tarzan (1918)

USA, 1918
1975 metres/7 reels
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film directed by Wilfred Lucas.

Plot Summary

and Jane are about to leave for England when they are attacked and Tarzan is lost, believed dead. The Greystokes return home to England while Jane and the rest of the Porter family go back to their home outside San Francisco. But Tarzan has survived and follows Jane to the States where Jane becomes suspicion and suspects him of having fallen for another woman. Tarzan is appalled and heads back to the jungle, Jane in hot pursuit…


Director: Wilfred Lucas
National Film Corporation of America
Producer: William Parsons
Production Supervisor: Isadore Bernstein
Script: Bess Meredyth, Wilfred Lucas
Novel: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Director of Photography: Harry Vallejo [real name: Enrique Juan Vallejo]
Editor: C.R. Wallace
Art Director: Martin J. Doner
Locations: Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, USA; Modjeska Ranch, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA; Topanga Canyon, California, USA

Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan)
Enid Markey (Jane)
Thomas Jefferson (Professor Porter)
Cleo Madison (the other woman)
Clyde Benson (lawyer)
Monte Blue (Juan)
True Boardman (Lord Greystoke)
John Cook
Nigel De Brulier (priest)
Phil Dunham (Englishman)
George B. French (Binns)
Gordon Griffith (Tarzan as a boy)
Colin Kenny (Clayton)
Kathleen Kirkham (Lady Greystoke)
Bessie Toner

Sequel to
Tarzan of the Apes (1918)