The Son of Tarzan
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The Son of Tarzan
Produced by poverty row company National Film Corp., the sequel to Tarzan of the Apes (1918) and The Return of Tarzan (1920) proved a troubled production throughout. Burgeoning Western star Jack Hoxie (then known as "Hart Hoxie") had been pegged to co-star as the King of the Jungle, but in one of film history's more notorious blunders, Hoxie's wife, Kalem star Marin Sais, convinced him to stick with Westerns and turn the role down. Instead, casting director Jean Temple chose P. Dempsey Tabler, a dignified Englishman who sorely lacked the brawny physique of his predecessor in… More