Tarzan Goes to India
|Tarzan Goes to India|
|Directed by||John Guillermin|
|Produced by||Sy Weintraub|
|Written by||Robert Hardy Andrews
based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Jai, The Elephant Boy
|Edited by||Max Benedict|
|Distributed by||Metro Goldwyn Mayer|
Tarzan Goes to India (1962) is the first film featuring Jock Mahoney as Tarzan. It was written by Robert Hardy Andrews and directed by John Guillermin who also directed Tarzan's Greatest Adventure. It was one of two Mahoney films that took Tarzan out of Africa and sent him to the far east. It was a co-production between Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.
Tarzan is called to India to save three hundred elephants, that will be drowned if a dam is opened to create a man-made lake to power an electric plant. Tarzan is pitted against two engineers who ignore the catastrophic results their work will create.
The film recorded a loss of $178,000.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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