Kings of the Jungle

An Illustrated Reference to “Tarzan” on Screen and Television


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About the Book

Cast, production credits, release date, and running time are provided for each of the Tarzan films. The plot synopses include the storyline, background information on the making of the film, and contemporary critical commentary. Also examined is Tarzan on television, from the TV movie Tarzan and the Trappers (1958) to the 1991 series. Heavily illustrated.

About the Author(s)

David Fury is a freelance writer and songwriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis.

Bibliographic Details

David Fury
Foreword by Maureen O’Sullivan
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 270
Bibliographic Info: 92 photos, appendices, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2001 [1994]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-1109-2
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8932-9
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“delightful”—Film Review;

highly readable and entertaining”—Classic Images

“detailed”— C&RL News

“chronicles every Tarzan film ever made”—Choice

“affectionately written and well-researched”—Starlog

a knowledgeable, detailed volume that is also very entertaining to read. …excellent black-and-white photos…an excellent job…comprehensive…valuable…a must”—Scarlet Street


“[an] in-depth work…a must read”—Movie Collector’s World

“heavily illustrated”—Cult Movies

“fascinating”—Burlington County Times

“well written and researched”—Erbania

“an exhaustive chronicle”—MPLS St. Paul