Tarzan of the Apes
Tarzan of the Apes (1918)

Elmo Lincoln became the first actor to play Edgar Rice Burrough's "Lord of the Jungle" on the screen when he replaced the now-forgotten Winslow Wilson in the 1918 8-reeler Tarzan of the Apes. During the first portion of the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1918
DVD Release Date: July 28, 2009
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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

remains far truer to the text than most subsequent film versions

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The first Tarzan put to film though creaky, is an amazing curio.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Creaky, sure, but this is historical Tarzaniana with Elmo Lincoln as the screen's first (silent) vine swinger.

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Kevin M. Williams
Elmo Lincoln? Edgar Rice Burroughs first got his story "Tarzan" published as a magazine series in 1912. It was turned into a novel in 1914. And the… More