CTVA Adventure - "Tarzan" (Banner/WB/NBC) Season 1 (1966-67)

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Starring Ron Ely
Season 1 (NBC) (1966-67)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern
31 episodes

1.1 [--] Tarzan: EYES OF THE LION
Prod. no. 6000-2
8Sep66 Thursday ?
Produced by Jon Epstein/ Co-Producer Don Brinkley
Written by George F. Slavin
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Kenneth Talbot
film editor: Renn Reynolds
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Ned Romero .......... Oringa
Laurie Sibbald ...... Nara
Recurring Cast:
Alan Caillou ........ Jason Flood
Rockne Tarkington ... Rao
A man-eating lion is mistaken for the 'seeing-eye' lion
of a young blind girl, who has trained the lion from
infancy to be her eyes and protector in the jungle. Tarzan
must prevent the hostile villagers from killing the wrong lion.

1.2 [--] Tarzan: THE ULTIMATE WEAPON
Prod. no. 6000-5
16Sep66
Produced by Jon Epstein/ Co-producer Don Brinkley
Teleplay by Don Brinkley / Story by John & Ward Hawkins
Directed by Paul Stanley
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Kenneth Talbot
film editor: Renn Reynolds.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Jock Mahoney ........... Hoby Wallington
Andrew Prine ........... Peter Haines
Laurence Haddon ........ Walker Sully
Dennis Cross ........... Jim Haines
Sheilah Wells .......... Karhy Haines
In self-defence Tarzan kills an ivory poacher, then later
saves the poacher's son. What the son doesn't know is that
the man who saved his life is the very man who killed his
father - and whom he has vowed to kill.

1.3 [--] Tarzan: LEOPARD ON THE LOOSE
Prod. no. 6000-4
23Sep66
Produced by Jon Epstein / Co-Producer Don Brinkley
Written by Oliver Crawford
directed by Paul Stanley
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Kenneth Talbot
film editor: Renn Reynolds.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Russ Tamblyn ........... Bell
Morgan Jones ........... Galloway
Ken Scott .............. Morrisey

1.4 [--] Tarzan: A LIFE FOR A LIFE
Prod. no. 6000-1
30Sep66
Produced by Jon Epstein / Co-producer Don Brinkley
Written by Don Brinkley
Directed by Robert Day
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Kenneth Talbot
film editor: Danny B. Landres.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
John Alvar ............ Obasi
Danica D'Hondt ........ Maggie Calloway
John Levinston .. ..... Capt. Whittaker

1.5 [--] Tarzan: THE PRISONER
Prod. no. 6000-6
7Oct66
Produced by Leon Benson
Written by Don Brinkley
Directed by George Marshall
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Robert Collins.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Woody Strode .................. Jamayo
Ena Hartman ................... Laneen
Virgil Richardson ............. Nahnto
Bob DoQui ..................... Daka
Leroy Worrell ................. Sonatu
Robert J. Wilke
Randolph Sealey ............... villager

1.6 [--] Tarzan: FACES OF DEATH (a.k.a. "The Three Faces of Death")
Prod. no. 6000-8
14Oct66
Produced by Leon Benson
Witten by S. J. Loy
Directed by Earl Bellamy
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
supervising film editor: Renn Reynolds
Guest Cast:
Ena Hartman

1.7 [--] Tarzan: THE PRODIGAL PUMA
Prod. no. 6000-3
21Oct66
Produced by Jon Epstein/ Co-producer: Don Brinkley
Written by Robert Sabaroff
Directed by Paul Stanley
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Kenneth Talbot
film editor: Renn Reynold.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Rafer Johnson .......... Spandrell
Gigi Perreau ........... Sheri Kapinski
Jan Merlin ............. Hacker
Recurring Cast:
Alan Caillou

1.8 [--] Tarzan: THE DEADLY SILENCE pt. 1
Prod. no. 6000-9
28Oct66
Produced Leon Benson by
Written by Lee Erwin & Jack H. Robinson
Ddirected by Robert L. Friend.
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
supervising film editor: Renn Reynolds.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Jock Mahoney ........... colonel
Bob DoQui .............. Metusa
Nichelle Nichols ....... Ruana
Kenny Washington ....... Akaba
Woody Strode ........... Marshak
Lupe Garnica ........... Borua
Virgil Richardson ...... Tabor
Jose Chavez ............ Okala
Gregoria Acosta ........ Chico

1.9 [--] Tarzan: THE DEADLY SILENCE pt. 2
Prod. no. 6000-10
4Nov66
Produced by Leon Benson
Written by John Considine & Tim Considine
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin.
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Edward M. Abroms.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Jock Mahoney ........... colonel
Bob DoQui .............. Metusa
Nichelle Nichols ....... Ruana
Kenny Washington ....... Akaba
Woody Strode ........... Marshak
Lupe Garnica ........... Borua
Virgil Richardson ...... Tabor
Jose Chavez ............ Okala
Gregoria Acosta ........ Chico
Rudolph Charles ........ officer

1.10 [--] Tarzan: THE FIGUREHEAD
Prod, no. 6000-7
11Nov66
Produced by Leon Benson
Directed by Alan Crosland
Teleplay by Sam Rocca; Story by George F. Slavin
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Renn Reynolds.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Anthony Caruso ......... Grundy
Ronald Long ............ Toussaint
Ricky Cordell .......... Sharif
Ken Drake .............. Karim

1.11 [--] Tarzan: VILLAGE OF FIRE
Prod. no. 6000-11
18Nov66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Teleplay by Jim Leighton
Original Story by Jack Gross, Jr. & Michael Stein
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse.
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Robert Collins.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Nobu McCarthy ......... Dr. Haru
Joel Fluellen ......... Bwanichi
Chuck Wood ............ Totoni

1.12 [--] Tarzan: THE DAY OF THE GOLDEN LION
Prod. no. 6000-14
2Dec66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Robert L. Goodwin
Directed by Tony Leader
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Reg Browne
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Suzy Parker ............ Laura OR Hilda Keeler ?
Curt Lowens ............ Wilhelm
Rockne Tarkington ...... Ahmid (recurring?)
George Murdock ......... Karl
Ricardo Adalid ......... Mustafa
Chuck Wood ............. Maftel OR Naftel
Vincent Arias .......... Bata
Virgil Richardson ...... Notu
Tarzan takes part in a contest against a native
athletic champion.

1.13 [--] Tarzan: THE PEARLS OF TANGA
Prod. no. 6000-15
9Dec66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Sid Saltzman
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editors: Reg Brown and Robert Collins
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Carlos Rivas ........... Admiral Gioco
Perla Walter ........... Lita
John Kelly ............. Balta
Jorge Martinez de Hoyos .. Tanoma
Tarzan does battle with a criminal known as 'The Admiral'
who has his own submarine and commands a crew engaged
in the recovery of fabulously valuable pearl oysters.

1.14 [--] Tarzan: END OF THE RIVER
Prod. no. 6000-13
16Dec66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by G. Joshua David
Directed by Tony Leader
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Edward M. Abroms.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Michael Whitney ........ Tyler
Robert J. Wilke ........ Gillian
Jill Donohue ........... Suzanne
George Murdock ......... Damian
Eric Davies ............ Batoba
Adam Wade .............. sergeant

1.15 [--] Tarzan: THE ULTIMATE DUEL
Prod. no. 6000-16
23Dec66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Cornelius Ballard
Directed by Robert L. Friend
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Robert Crawford
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Henry Silva ........... Ivor Merrick
Gail Kobe ............. Jean Merrick
Don Megowan ........... Rafelson
Booker T. Bradshaw .... Dr. B'Dula
Vantile Whitfield ..... Kimpu
Carlos Rivas .......... Askari

1.16 [--] Tarzan: THE FIRE PEOPLE
Prod. no. 6000-12
30Dec66
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Wells Root
Directed by Earl Bellamy
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene.
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Reg Browne
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Morris Erby ........... Chief Hamaar
Francisco Reyguera .... Exaam
Elsa Cardenas ......... Dr. Gloria Halverson
Mel Lettman ........... David Chaddo

1.17 [--] Tarzan: TRACK OF THE DINOSAUR
Prod. no. 6000-17
6Jan67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Story by Norman Lessing
Teleplay by Norman Lessing & Samuel Newman
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Reg Browne
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bochner ......... Bergstrom
Pippa Scott ........... Diana Grayson
Harry Lauter .......... Curt Grayson
Joel Fluellen ......... Chief Quaranga

1.18 [--] Tarzan: THE DAY THE EARTH TREMBLED
Prod. no. 6000-19
13Jan67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Carey Wilbur
Directed by Alex Nicol
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Reg Browne
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Susan Oliver .......... Peggy Dean
John Anderson ......... Dolan
Gene Evans ............ Thorn
Jacques Aubuchon ...... Joppo
John Edwards .......... Chico
Vincent Arias ......... Pepito

1.19 [--] Tarzan: CAPTAIN JAI
Prod. no. 6000-18
20Jan67 NBC
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by James Leighton & James Bonnet
Directed by Tony Leader
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Edward M. Abroms.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Chips Rafferty ........ Dutch
Gregg Palmer .......... Cookie
Russ McCubbin ......... Zato
Ben Wright ............ Hatcher
A gang of diamond thieves are double-crossed by Tarzan
and Jai when they find the hidden in the jungle.

1.20 [--] Tarzan: A PRIDE OF ASSASSINS
Prod. no. 6000-20
27Jan67 NBC
Produced by Steve Shagan
Teleplay by Samuel Newman
Story by Barry Trivers & Samuel Newman
Directed by Harmon Jones
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres;
film editor: Reg Browne.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Gene Evans ............ Albers
Michael Whitney ....... Baeder
Jill Donohue .......... Diana Lawton
Victor French ......... Cotonasos
Roy E. Glenn, Sr. ..... official
Chuck Wood ............ native spy

1.21 [--] Tarzan: THE GOLDEN RUNAWAY
Prod. no. 6000-21
3Feb67 NBC Fri
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Robert Crawford
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Gia Scala ............ Martha Tolbooth
Sean McClory ......... Red McGeehan
Stacy Harris ......... Henry Fitzroy
Khalil Bezaleel ...... Chundra Lal

1.22 [--] Tarzan: BASIL OF THE BULGE
Prod. no. 6000-22
10Feb67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Samuel Newman
Directed by Alex Nicol
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Raul Martinez Solares
film editor: Edward M. Abroms
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Maurice Evans ........ Sir Basil Bertram
Warren Stevens ....... Roger Bradley
Bernie Hamilton ...... Mwanza de Ludanzi
Lewis Martin ......... Commissioner West
Howard Morton ........ British major
Dilliard Hayeson ..... Batu
Jeff Burton .......... Sgt. Nasamgali
A renowned war-time general, on a treaty mission in
the jungle, is captured by a dissenting tribe.

1.23 [--] Tarzan: MASK OF RONA
Prod. no. 6000-23
17Feb67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by S. S. Schweitzer
Directed by James Komack
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres;
film editor: Reg Browne.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Jock Mahoney .......... Chambers
Nancy Malone .......... Rona Swann
Leslie Parrish ........ Beryl
Martin Gabel .......... Peter Maas
Howard Morton ......... district officer
Vantile Whitfield ..... chief

1.24 [--] Tarzan: TO STEAL THE RISING SUN
Prod. no. 6000-24
24Feb67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Jackson Gillis
Directed by William Witney
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Robert Crawford.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Roy E. Glenn, Sr. ...... King Lukumba
James Earl Jones ....... Chief Bella
John Van Dreelen ....... Duprez
Strother Martin ........ Capt. Boggs
Henry Beckman .......... Michael O'Brien
Victoria Shaw .......... Lisa
Roberto Lehouse ........ medicine man

1.25 [--] Tarzan: JUNGLE DRAGNET
Prod. no. 6000-25
3Mar67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Arnold Belgard
Directed by William Wiard
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Raul Martinez Solares
film editor: Edward M. Abroms.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Victoria Meyerink ...... Mandy Mason
Simon Oakland .......... Thompason
William Marshall ....... Kasembi
Pedro Galvin ........... Mason
Virgil Richardson ...... Chief M'Boru

1.26 [--] Tarzan: THE PERILS OF CHARITY JONES pt 1
Prod. no. 6000-26
10Mar67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by Alex Nicol.
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography Gabriel Torres
film editor Reg Browne
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Julie Harris ........... Charity Jones
Woody Strode ........... Chaka
Bernie Hamilton ........ Shambu
Edward Binns ........... Pedro
Abraham Sofaer ......... Commissioner
Michael Pate ........... Griggs
Frank Biro ............. captain
Charity Jones a spinsterish missionary from America's
mid-west, is determined to fulfill her father's last
wish for delivery of an organ to a primitive tribe in
the jungle.
En route, she becomes responsible for separating Jai from
Tarzan, taking the boy with her to a mission school. They
are involved in a native war ....

1.27 [--] Tarzan: THE PERILS OF CHARITY JONES pt 2
Prod. no. 6000-27
17Mar67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by Alex Nicol
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography Gabriel Torres
film editor Robert Crawford
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Julie Harris .......... Charity Jones
Woody Strode .......... Chaka
Bernie Hamilton ....... Shambu
Edward Binns .......... Pedro
Abraham Sofaer ........ Commissioner
The story continues.

1.28 [--] Tarzan: THE CIRCUS
Prod. no. 6000-28
24Mar67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Lawrence Dobkin
Directed by Harmon Jones
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Raul Martinez Solares
film editor: Edward M. Abroms.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Chips Rafferty ........ Dutch Jensen
Jack Elam ............. Bellak
Sally Kellerman ....... Ilona
Leo Gordon ............ Bull Thomas
Charles Lampkin ....... Motumba

1.29 [--] Tarzan: THE ULTIMATUM
Prod. no. 6000-29
31Mar67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by James Menzies
Directed by Robert L. Friend
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Reg Browne.
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Ruth Roman ............ Madiline Riker
Ralph Meeker .......... Karnak
Henry Corden .......... Romo
William Gunn .......... Metusa
Jeff Burton ........... Sgt. Luba

1.30 [30] Tarzan: ALGIE B FOR BRAVE
Prod. no. 6000-30
7Apr67
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Samuel Newman
Directed by Alex Nicol
music composed & conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Raul Martinez Solares
film editor: Robert Crawford
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Maurice Evans .......... Sir Basil Bertram
Lewis Martin ........... Commissioner West
Robert Brubaker ........ Conrad Viewcola
Arthur Franz ........... Dan Morrisey
Howard Morton .......... Intelligence officer
Todd Garrett ........... Algie
Noah Keen .............. Benn Penner

1.31 [31] Tarzan: MAN KILLER
Prod. no. 6000-31
14Apr67 OR 15Sep67 ?
Produced by Steve Shagan
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by James Komack
music composed and conducted by Walter Greene
director of photography: Gabriel Torres
film editor: Edward M. Abroms
Starring: Ron Ely (as Tarzan)
Guest Cast:
Tammy Grimes .......... Polly Larkin
James Gregory ......... Dr. David RHys
Jeremy Slate .......... Useless McGonigle
Lloyd Haynes .......... Tomba
Ben Wright ............ Constable McFee

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