'Tarzan' will be available as a game

...Even before Disney's animated feature "Tarzan" opens in theaters on June 15, one thing...different PC spinoffs for kids. There's a "Tarzan Action Game," $30, for kids 8 and...play as multiple characters, including Tarzan (from boy to man), Jane, Terk the...

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Peabo's not about to yell like Tarzan

...someone else for its latest animated feature, Tarzan. "I'm not sure I like that Tarzan character," said the 48-year-old entertainer...change of heart if Phil Collins' soundtrack to Tarzan wins a Grammy, an Oscar and tops the charts...

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Officers kill escaped tiger of former Tarzan actor

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. -- A movie actor who once played Tarzan criticized authorities for killing a tiger that escaped from...who developed a soft spot for jungle beasts while playing Tarzan in Spanish-language B-movies in the early 1970s, said he...

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'Tarzan' chimp celebrates 74th birthday

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Cheeta the chimp, star of a dozen "Tarzan" movies in the 1930s and 1940s, celebrated his 74th birthday with sugar-free cake. Although healthy and active, Cheeta is...

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Child gamers will go ape over new 'Tarzan' title

...play. Well, do I have a game for you! Tarzan, from Disney Interactive for Sony's...disappearing in a cloud of pastel flakes after Tarzan tosses bananas at them or pokes them with...his family. You play first as the young Tarzan, learning the ropes -- er, vines...

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Rants & Raves

...SUMMER months, "Trooper Terry" Sams would have an opening show at the Imperial Theatre, and he had prizes to distribute to Tarzan and Jane yellers, and whoever got the most raves got the prizes. He also awarded prizes by admission ticket numbers and would...

Adaptation stays close to character

...Rice Burroughs' 1914 literary classic Tarzan of the Apes already on celluloid, producers of Walt Disney Pictures' new animated Tarzan were skeptical when they began work four...ago. Did the world really need another Tarzan? "You already had an established icon...

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Disney brings the king of the jungle to Broadway

NEW YORK - Tarzan, baby, you've come a long way from the days...and musically lightweight - almost as skimpy as Tarzan's leather loincloth. Weissmuller was a beefy guy, and his Tarzan had a distinct personality, something never quite...

It's a jungle out there

...Loper for the rigors of performing as Tarzan in Disney's Jungle Adventures on Ice...it doesn't seem so bad." Because Tarzan is so famously a vine man, Mr. Loper...things he is always aware of is every Tarzan that has come before him. Although his...

What ever happened to the Lord of the Jungle?

...Here's one thing they don't make anymore - Tarzan movies. Today's youths have Battle-Bots...collies, pretending that they're lions. Tarzan inspired all of the above. Usually a Tarzan movie came on TV every Saturday, and we'd...

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