Tarzan's New York Adventure

1942 film by Richard Thorpe

Tarzan's New York Adventure is a 1942 jungle adventure Tarzan movie. It is based on the fictional characters and concepts created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the sixth and last of the MGM Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. Johnny Sheffield plays Boy. The first movie Tarzan, Elmo Lincoln, plays a circus worker.

Tarzan's New York Adventure
Directed byRichard Thorpe
Written byWilliam R. Lipman
Myles Connolly
Based onCharacters created
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Produced byFrederick Stephani
StarringJohnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
Johnny Sheffield
CinematographySidney Wagner
Edited byGene Ruggiero
Music byDavid Snell
Distributed byLoew's Inc.
Release date
  • May 1942 (1942-05)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,729,000[1]

Circus workers looking for lions in the jungle kidnap Boy. They take him back to the United States for their show. Tarzan, Jane, and Cheeta go to New York City in search of Boy. Tarzan finds the circus where Boy is being held captive. The circus elephants break free. They destroy the circus. Tarzan rescues Boy in the confusion. A judge grants Tarzan and Jane full custody of Boy.



  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Eddie Mannix Ledger". Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study (Los Angeles).

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