Tarzan and His Mate
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Most Tarzan enthusiasts consider 1934's Tarzan and His Mate to be the best of the Johnny Weissmuller-Maureen O'Sullivan Tarzan efforts. Certainly it is the sexiest, with Weissmuller and especially O'Sullivan wearing next to nothing for most of the film's running time. Picking up where 1932's Tarzan the Ape Man left off, the film's plot is set in motion by avaricious ivory hunter Paul Cavanaugh, who arrives in the African jungle in search of the fabled Elephant's Graveyard. Accompanying Cavanaugh is Neil Hamilton the former fiance of Jane Porter (Maureen… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The picture has a strange sort of power that overcomes the total lack of logic."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Engaging and surprisingly sexy and raw for its time with luscious production values."
‑ Kim Newman, Empire Magazine
"The film's pacing seems unsure of itself, as if it wants to leave enough slack for the abridgers"
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"This is the long-running series at its peak - before the bouffant Boy turned up to cramp Tarzan's style."
‑ , Film4
"Aside from the wild tale, this film is a marvel from a photographic standpoint."
‑ Mordaunt Hall, New York Times
"The best film in the Tarzan series."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Many consider Tarzan and His Mate to be the best Tarzan film ever made, and I'm in complete agreement."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Tarzan and His Mate (1934) is considered the greatest of the Weissmuller-Tarzan films, even better than its predecessor - Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)"
‑ Tim Dirks, Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
"The most interesting aspect of this Tarzan installment is its adult appeal: Weissmuller and O'Sullivan's Tarzan and Jane are obviously living in sexual freedom as they swing through the trees."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Perhaps the best Tarzan film of them all, with Weismjuller and O'Sullivan in grand jungle form."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"One of the best -- and easily the raciest -- of the series."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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