On Location: Tarzan at the Arboretum - The Arboretum
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Saturday, June 30; 3:00PM - 4:00PM

On Location: Tarzan at the Arboretum

Located in Ayres Hall

About This Event

To celebrate the rich heritage of Tarzan movie making at the Arboretum, we go behind-the-scenes to learn about how Baldwin Lake and the surrounding landscape became a stand-in for the African jungle in twelve classic Tarzan films, beginning with Tarzan Escapes starring Johnny Weissmuller in 1936.

Scott Tracy Griffin, author of Tarzan on Film (Titan Books, 2016) and Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration (Titan Books, 2012), will share a behind-the-scenes look at Tarzan movie making at the Arboretum, the jungle location for 12 of the 52 authorized Tarzan films.

Griffin is Director of Special Projects for the Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. Burroughs created Tarzan in 1912 and authored 24 novels about the jungle hero.

The fee for the presentation is $5 for members; $15 general public (includes admission).

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$15 general public (includes admission)
$5 members

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