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The New Adventures of TARZAN
12 Episode Serial
Most prior screen incarnations of Edgar Rice Burroughs' legendary jungle hero were not even close to Burroughs' character. The Tarzan of the books grew up in the jungle, yes, but returned to England and was educated at Oxford before returning again to his jungle home. He was nobility even, the son of Lord and Lady Greystoke, and inherited his father's title. He was an intelligent, literate, culturally-aware man. Yet the cinematic version of Tarzan, up to that time, was an illiterate animal-like hermit whose first contact with civilization was his soon-to-be-girlfriend Jane.
Burroughs was incensed at this portrayal, and that motivated him to produce his own Tarzan production more in line with his original vision of the character, namely a serial entitled The New Adventures of Tarzan.
Herman Brix .... Tarzan
Ula Holt .... Ula Vale
Ashton Dearholt .... P.B. Raglan
Frank Baker .... Maj. Francis Martling
Lewis Sargent .... George
Harry Ernest .... Gordon Hamilton [Chs. 1-4, 12]
Dale Walsh .... Alice Martling [Chs. 1-4, 12]
Jiggs .... Nkima the Chimp
Merrill McCormick .... Bouchart [Ch. 1]
Jack Mower .... Capt. Simon Blade [Ch. 11]