Tarzan Finds a Son!

1939 film by Richard Thorpe

Tarzan Finds a Son! is a 1939 jungle adventure Tarzan movie. It is based on the fictional characters and concepts created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the fourth of the six MGM Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. Johnny Sheffield makes his debut as Boy in this movie.

Tarzan Finds a Son!
Weissmuller and Sheffield in the trailer
Directed byRichard Thorpe
Written byCyril Hume
Produced bySam Zimbalist
StarringJohnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
Johnny Sheffield
CinematographyLeonard Smith
Edited byGene Ruggiero
Frank Sullivan
Distributed byMGM
Release date
  • June 16, 1939 (1939-06-16)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States

Story Edit

An airplane flying to Cape Town crashes in the jungle. Everyone is killed, except a baby. Cheeta rescues the baby. Tarzan and Jane adopt him. They name him "Boy". Five years later, a search party comes to the jungle looking for Boy. He is the heir to a fortune worth millions. Jane wants Boy to go back to civilization. In the end though, Boy stays with Tarzan and Jane in the jungle.

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