Tarzan and the She-Devil
|Tarzan and the She-Devil|
|Directed by||Kurt Neumann|
|Written by||Karl Kamb
|Based on||Characters created by
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
|Music by||Paul Sawtell|
|Edited by||Leon Barsha|
Sol Lesser Productions
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
Tarzan and the She-Devil is a 1953 American film starring Lex Barker as Tarzan and Joyce MacKenzie as Jane. It also features Raymond Burr, Tom Conway and Monique van Vooren, who plays the "She-Devil." The film was directed by Kurt Neumann.
Tarzan is held captive during much of the movie, and critics derided it as lacking action. This was Barker's fifth and final appearance as Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape-man. Barker, who had replaced Johnny Weismuller in the role of Tarzan, would be succeeded by Gordon Scott.
Beautiful but deadly Lyra the She-Devil and her ivory-hunting friends have discovered a large herd of bull elephants and plot to capture them, forcing an East African native tribe to serve as bearers. Their ivory poaching plans meet opposition when Tarzan gives his deafening jungle cry. The tusked creatures come running, stomping all over Lyra's plans.
- Lex Barker as Tarzan
- Joyce MacKenzie as Jane
- Raymond Burr as Vargo
- Monique van Vooren as Lyra, the She-Devil
- Tom Conway as Fidel
- Michael Granger as Philippe Lavarre (as Michael Grainger)
- Henry Brandon as M'Tara, Lycopo Chief
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