Tarzan Escapes
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Produced under the working title The Capture of Tarzan, Tarzan Escapes was completely refilmed before release, eviscerating several blood-curdling sequences involving killer pygmies, torture murders and vampire bats. Wearing considerably more clothing than in 1934's Tarzan and His Mate, Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) and Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan) have taken up residence in their gadget-laden treehouse, replete with animal-powered elevator. Two of Jane's British relatives (Benita Hume and Willam Henry) come calling, together with an underhanded hunter (Hugh Buckler) who plans to kidnap… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An above average film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Where the Tarzan series starts going south"
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"begins the downward, juvenile trend of tarzan mgm movies."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Superior Tarzan flick that might have been great before it was censored."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Formula Tarzan starring the best of the banana bunch."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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