Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Episode 21: Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946)


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Michael and Noel welcome Carlin Trammel (Nerd Lunch, Dragonfly Ripple, Pod James Pod) for a jam-packed episode about leopard cults, home invasions, '50s sitcoms, colonialism, and Acquanetta.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Episode 20: Tarzan and the Amazons (1945)


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Noel and Michael are joined by returning guest Melissa Kaercher (A Reel Education, A Reel Education: Noir) to discuss teenage Boy, the return of Jane, and a hidden civilization of warrior women in Sol Lesser and Johnny Weissmuller's third collaboration for RKO.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Episode 19: Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)


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Michael and Noel are joined by Paxton Holley (Nerd Lunch, Cult Film Club, Hellbent for Letterbox, I Read Movies) to talk about Tarzan and Boy's spy adventure in the Sahara. It's an atypical Tarzan film and Pax - who's relatively fresh to the series - has lots of questions. 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Episode 18: Tarzan Triumphs (1943)


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As Sol Lesser and RKO take over the Tarzan series from MGM, Noel and Michael welcome back guest Christopher Mills who helped review Lesser's first Tarzan film, Tarzan the Fearless, on Episode 8 of the podcast. In this new episode, we discuss whether the post-MGM series is in good hands, but also talk about the absence of Jane and of course Tarzan vs. Nazis.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Episode 17: Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)


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Michael and Noel are joined by writer Martin Powell (Dark Horse Comics' Jungle Tales of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs Comic Strips) to discuss the final chapter in MGM's Tarzan series. There's a lot to talk about, including Noel's spotting Elmo Lincoln (the first screen Tarzan) in the cast.



Friday, May 18, 2018

Episode 16: Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)


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Noel and Michael are joined again by Evie (I Hate/Love Remakes) to discuss the penultimate MGM Tarzan film, guest-starring Reginald Owen, Barry Fitzgerald, and Tom Conway's sinister mustache.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Episode 15: 1930s Recap


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Michael, Noel, and guest David May review the decade that changed Tarzan forever in the public eye. We discuss not just the wild success of MGM and Johnny Weissmuller's interpretation, but the Burroughs novels from the decade as well as imitators from Bomba to Ka-Zar.

Opening music from "Echoes of the Jungle" by Duke Ellington

Closing music from "The Moon of Manakoora" by Dorothy Lamour