Derek Winnert

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Tarzan and the Amazons *** (1945, Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Maria Ouspenskaya, Barton MacLane, Henry Stephenson) – Classic Movie Review 5905

‘ STRANGE ADVENTURE…in the secret wonder city of pagan forest maidens.’ Johnny Weissmuller stars again in RKO’s 1945 adventure as Tarzan, who this time looks after a tribe of women in a hidden Amazon valley threatened […]

Aug, 13

Tarzan’s Magic Fountain *** (1949, Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers) – Classic Movie Review 5904

‘New Daring! New Dangers!’ Director Lee Sholem’s robust 1949 RKO adventure is the first and best of the 6’4″ blond, virile Lex Barker’s five films as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape Man, in which he protects […]

Aug, 13

The Legend of Tarzan ** (2016, Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Djimon Hounsou, Simon Russell Beale, Jim Broadbent, Rory J Saper, Christian Stevens) – Movie Review

If you’re going to remake Tarzan you’d better have a good reason, a good story, a good production and a good film. By and largely the disappointing The Legend of Tarzan fails on all four counts. Harry […]

Jul, 07

Tarzan **** (1999, voices of Tony Goldwyn, Alex D Linz, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell) – Classic Movie Review 2669

Directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima, the 1999 Tarzan is Walt Disney’s last box office triumph of its renaissance period before its decline in the early 2000s. Phil Collins won an Oscar and a Golden Globe […]

Jul, 05

Tarzan Escapes *** (1936, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, John Buckler) – Classic Movie Review 2238

In directors James C McKay, Richard Thorpe and John Farrow’s troubled 1936 Tarzan episode, Johnny Weissmuller’s King of the Apes, Maureen O’Sullivan’s Jane and Cheetah perform astonishing jungle high-jinks and fight off the usual quota […]

Mar, 04

Tarzan and His Mate **** (1934, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, Neil Hamilton) – Classic Movie Review 2237

Directors Cedric Gibbons and Jack Conway’s welcome 1934 sequel to the 1932 hit Tarzan, the Ape Man again stars a long-haired, muscular Johnny Weissmuller, this time in his second appearance as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape […]

Mar, 04

Tarzan, the Ape Man **** (1932, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, C Aubrey Smith) – Classic Movie Review 2236

Director W S Van Dyke’s exciting classic 1932 MGM version finds the right star in Olympic aquatic star Johnny Weissmuller, who swings thrillingly into action as the definitive Tarzan in the first of MGM’s long […]

Mar, 04


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