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Tarzan's New York Adventure
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Directed by Richard Thorpe
Produced by Frederick Stephani
Written by William R. Lipman
Myles Connolly
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
Maureen O'Sullivan
Johnny Sheffield
Music by David Snell
Cinematography Sidney Wagner
Editing by Gene Ruggiero
Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Distributed by Loew's Inc.
Release date(s) May 1942 (1942-05)
Running time 71 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $707,000
Money made $2,729,000

Tarzan's New York Adventure is a 1942 jungle adventure Tarzan movie. It is based on the fictional characters and concepts created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the sixth and last of the MGM Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. Johnny Sheffield plays Boy. The first movie Tarzan, Elmo Lincoln, plays a circus worker.


Circus workers looking for lions in the jungle kidnap Boy. They take him back to the United States for their show. Tarzan, Jane, and Cheeta go to New York City in search of Boy. Tarzan finds the circus where Boy is being held captive. The circus elephants break free. They destroy the circus. Tarzan rescues Boy in the confusion. A judge grants Tarzan and Jane full custody of Boy.


  • Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan
  • Maureen O'Sullivan as Jane
  • Johnny Sheffield as Boy
  • Virginia Grey as Connie Beach
  • Charles Bickford as Buck Rand, Circus owner
  • Paul Kelly as Jimmie Shields, Pilot
  • Elmo Lincoln as Circus Roustabout
  • Chill Wills as Manchester Montford
  • Cy Kendall as Colonel Ralph Sergeant
  • Russell Hicks as Judge Abbotson
  • Jackie the Lion
  • Howard C. Hickman as Blake Norton, Tarzan's Lawyer (credited as Howard Hickman)
  • Charles Lane as Gould Beaton, Sargent's Lawyer
  • Miles Mander as Portmaster
  • Anne Jeffreys as Young woman
  • William Forrest as Inspector at airport
  • Willie Fung as Sun Lee, the Chinese tailor
  • Marjorie Deanne as Cigarette girl
  • Eddie Kane as Eddie, the Headwaiter
  • Mantan Moreland as Sam, the Nightclub janitor
  • Dorothy Morris as Hat check girl

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