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Frank Merrill-Tarzan of the Apes – Strength Magazine – February, 1930

A wonderful series of stories for screening, a most wonderful series, agreed the Universal Picture Corporation nabobs as they discussed the great Tarzan stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs; but one great obstacle lay in their path when they thought of actually converting the absorbing fiction into a celluloid epic-where, oh where, could they find a man to play the part of Tarzan?

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