Tag: Maureen O’Sullivan

Episode 71 – Tarzan

, with special guest:

Tarzan the Ape ManThis episode, we return to the jungle with a look back at the quintessential Tarzan film – Tarzan the Ape Man! Featuring Johnny Weismuller and his abs (also Maureen O’Sullivan), the film is basically about Africa killing all sorts of African American extras while most of the white people survive. ¬†There are lions and elephants and hippos and crocodiles (even though they are alligators) and more! ¬†Enjoy this classic trip down movie racism lane!*

Next up, we’ll be watching the original King Kong!

Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Tarzan the Ape Man poster Rating: 6.9/10 (8,177 votes)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Writer: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Cyril Hume, Ivor Novello
Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: Passed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Released: 02 Apr 1932
Plot: A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes.

*Note: The book is EVEN MORE racist!