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Herman Brix as Tarzan

Kings Of The Jungle

Herman Brix

Left: Herman Brix as Tarzan
Former Olympic shot put champion who changed his name from Bruce Bennett to Herman Brix when he entered the film business. In a career spanning 50 years, Herman appeared mostly in B-Movies & big screen serials, his most famous being “The New Adventures Of Tarzan” (1935).

Herman Brix Fact File :

Birth Name: Herman Brix
Date Of Birth: 19th May 1906
Place Of Birth:
Tacoma Washington USA
Height: 6’ 3”

Signature Role:Herman starred as Tarzan in the film serial ”The New Adventures Of Tarzan” (1935)

Film Debut:
“Touchdown”  (1931 - Uncredited)

Hawk Of The Wilderness

Right : A movie still from the action adventure flick “Hawk Of The Wilderness” (1938). In this film Herman Brix plays a Tarzan like character called Kioga.

“The New Adventures Of Tarzan” now on DVD :

Herman Brix as Tarzan
The New Adventures Of Tarzan [DVD](1935) DVD
Herman Brix, as Tarzan, joins an expedition to a lost Mayan city hidden in the Guatemalan jungle. Their goal: the "Green Goddess," a gem-encrusted idol that contains a secret formula for a powerful explosive. Ula Holt, Frank Baker co-star; produced by Edgar Rice Burroughs. 12 episodes; 228 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; scene access.


Left : A movie still from the jungle action adventure flick “The New Adventures Of Tarzan” (1935), starring Herman Brix as Tarzan.

More Herman Brix Movies on VHS & DVD :

Tarzan's New Adventure(1935) VHS
The animal skin and vine have once again been handed down, this time to another Olympic star, Herman Brix, in this feature version of the serial "The New Adventures of Tarzan." Two expeditions, each seeking the legendary "Green Goddess" idol, square off in the Central American jungle, and only Tarzan can set things right. With Ula Holt, Frank Baker. 73 min.

Two Minutes To Play(1936) VHS
Following in their fathers' footsteps, college football heroes Herman Brix and Eddie Nugents are rivals on the field and for the hand of a pretty coed in this gridiron drama. Betty Compson, Jeanne Martel, Duncan Renaldo also star. 74 min.

Amateur Crook(1937) VHS
This gritty crime drama from noted "B" movie producer Sam Katzman ("Rock Around the Clock") stars Bruce Bennett (aka former Tarzan Herman Brix) as an artist trying to help a woman who has stolen a diamond that belonged to her father. The diamond was supposed to pay off loan sharks, but when the crooks come looking for it, Bennett finds himself in trouble. With Joan Barclay. 60 min.

Tarzan And The Green Goddess(1938) VHS
A special opening sequence was added to this jungle thriller, the second feature to be culled from 1935's "The New Adventures of Tarzan" serial. The ape man (Herman Brix) and his allies are in Guatemala, where they must guard the fabled Green Goddess statue from crooks who want an explosives formula hidden inside it. With Ula Holt, Frank Baker. 72 min.

The Lone Ranger(1938) VHS
The legendary masked hero of the Old West made his first screen appearance in this chapterplay classic. Which of the five lawmen battling a murderous outlaw gang is also the mysterious Lone Ranger (we're not telling)? With Lee Powell, Herman Brix, Stanley Andrews, and Chief Thundercloud as Tonto. This rare serial find is finally available in a complete version. 15 chapters; 255 min.

So You Won't Talk(1940) VHS
Large-mouthed comic Joe E. Brown is a milquetoast book critic who is asked by his girlfriend to shave off his mustache. When Brown obliges, he's mistaken for a lookalike gangster who just got released from prison. The resemblance brings a rash of hilarious complications for the harried Brown. Frances Robinson, Vivienne Osborne and Bruce Bennett also star. 69 min.

Hi-Yo Silver(1940) VHS
This extremely rare featurized version of the 1938 serial "The Lone Ranger" includes the addition of narration by Raymond Hatton to string together the story of the masked man of mystery, his trusted Indian sidekick, and their battle with ruthless marauders in the lawless state of Texas following the Civil War. With Lee Powell, Chief Thundercloud, Herman Brix. 70 min.

Sahara [DVD](1943) DVD
Humphrey Bogart excels as a world-weary commander of a huge American tank named Lulu Belle which he must move across the Sahara desert during World War II in order to rejoin the British Eighth Army. Bogey and crew face enemy forces, a diverse group of passengers and a desperate need for water while trying to reach their destination. With Bruce Bennett, Lloyd Bridges. 98 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby mono, French; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai; filmographies; biographies; publicity materials; theatrical trailers; scene access.

The Man I Love(1946) VHS
First-rate melodrama spiked with great music about a singer (Ida Lupino) caught between a tough gangster (Robert Alda) and a piano player (Bruce Bennett). Andrea King, Martha Vickers and Alan Hale also star in this atmospheric story, said to be an inspiration for Martin Scorsese's "New York, New York." Songs include "The Man I Love" and "Body and Soul." 96 min.

Cavalry Charge [DVD](1951) DVD
Two brothers find themselves on opposite sides in the frontier during the Civil War, but join forces to save a Union fort from an Apache attack, in this well-mounted Western drama. Ronald Reagan, Bruce Bennett, Rhonda Fleming and Noah Beery, Jr. star. 88 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English; 3 bonus shorts.


Tarzan Movies on VHS & DVD :

Greystoke: The Legend Of Tarzan, Lord Of The Apes [DVD](1984) DVD
Faithfully adapted from Burroughs' first Tarzan novel, this film from director Hugh Hudson ("Chariots of Fire") follows the adventures of the jungle lord as he is orphaned as an infant, grows up among the apes, and returns to England to reclaim his heritage. Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson star. Special video edition contains footage not show in theatres. 137 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.

Tarzan & Jane [DVD](2002) DVD
Return to Africa for all-new thrills, laughs and songs with this feature-length follow-up to the 1999 Disney hit "Tarzan." To mark the one-year anniversary of their meeting, Jane sets out with Terk the gorilla and Trantor the elephant to find a gift for Tarzan, and along the way looks back on their most exciting adventures together. 70 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; music video; games; more.

Tarzan And The Green Goddess(1938) VHS
A special opening sequence was added to this jungle thriller, the second feature to be culled from 1935's "The New Adventures of Tarzan" serial. The ape man (Herman Brix) and his allies are in Guatemala, where they must guard the fabled Green Goddess statue from crooks who want an explosives formula hidden inside it. With Ula Holt, Frank Baker. 72 min.

Tarzan And The Lost City [DVD](1998) DVD
Edgar Rice Burroughs' famed hero returns to the screen in this adventure saga which finds him in England, enjoying life as Lord Greystoke and about to marry Lady Jane Porter. When he learns that an explorer's quest for the fabled Lost City of Opar threatens his jungle domain, Tarzan slips back into the loincloth to help. Casper Van Dien and Jane March star. 84 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; scene access.

Tarzan Of The Apes(1918) VHS
The screen legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs' jungle hero began with this faithful silent version, with Elmo Lincoln as the son of Lord and Lady Greystoke who, after his parents are killed in Africa, is raised by apes and learns to live by the laws of the jungle. Co-stars Enid Markey, True Boardman. 61 min. Silent with music score.

Tarzan Of The Apes(1998) VHS
The orphaned child who was raised in the African jungle by apes and would grow up to become master of his domain becomes an animated hero in this song-filled, feature-length adventure based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novels. Follow Tarzan as he meets Jane and is forced to choose between two worlds. 48 min.

Tarzan The Fearless (1933)/Tarzan And The Trappers [DVD](1958) DVD
Olympic great Buster Crabbe dons the loincloth this time as the Lord of the Jungle, helping a young girl find her father, discovering a lost city and fighting treacherous Arabs. Adapted from the serial of the same title. Then, enforcing the jungle's code of justice, Tarzan (Gordon Scott) tries to impede the actions of greedy trappers capturing animals for zoos and save a noble chieftain ("Scatman" Crothers) along the way. Also stars Eve Brent. 149 min.

Tarzan The Tiger(1929) VHS
Frank Merrill, as Tarzan, must rescue Jane from native slave traders and keep thieves from stealing the "pretty pebbles" that make up the jewel city of Opar. With Natalie Kingston, Lillian Worth; 10 swinging episodes. Silent with music score.

Tarzan, The Ape Man [DVD](1981) DVD
Bo Derek is the swinging-est Jane yet in this sexy version of the legend. Dry, wet or undressed, Bo will steal your heart and bulge your eyes. No wonder jungle king Miles O'Keeffe screams, "ah uhh-uhh ah-uh!" Richard Harris co-stars. 115 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.

The Adventures Of Tarzan(1921) VHS
Original screen Tarzan Elmo Lincoln returns in this edited version of the classic serial. The ape man has left civilization for his beloved jungle, but Jane is also in Africa and at the mercy of the evil Rokoff, a Russian agent searching for the jeweled city of Opar. Louise Lorraine, Frank Whitson also star. 188 min. Silent with music score. NOTE: This version does not include the chapter opening and closing credits.

The Tarzan Collection [DVD] DVD
Johnny Weissmuller swings as the jungle hero, and Maureen O'Sullivan is his true love, Jane, in six classic MGM Tarzan actioners. See how the pair first met in "Tarzan, The Ape Man" (1932); ivory hunters threaten their idyllic life in "Tarzan and His Mate" (1934); Tarzan must rescue Jane from poachers in "Tarzan Escapes" (1936); the tree-dwelling duo take in an orphan boy who they name...well, Boy, in "Tarzan Finds a Son!" (1939); gold seekers take Jane and Boy hostage in "Tarzan's Secret Treasure" (1941); and the ape man takes the Big Apple by storm in "Tarzan's New York Adventure" (1942). Also includes a bonus disc featuring the documentary "Silver Screen: King of the Jungle" and other special features. 8 1/2 hrs. on four discs. Standard


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The New Adventures Of Tarzan (1935)

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