(sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
a man raised by apes who was the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzan, a fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes, and then in twenty-three sequels. He is the son of a British Lord and Lady, marooned on the coast of Africa by mutineers. His parents died when he was an infant, and he was raised by Great Apes of a species unknown to science.
Tarzan is a 1999 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 18, 1999. The thirty-seventh film in the Disney animated features canon, it is based upon the Tarzan of the Apes series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and is the only major motion picture version of the Tarzan property to be animated. It is also the last "bona fide" hit before the Disney slump of the early 2000s making $171,091,819 in domestic gross and $448,191,819 worldwide, outgrossing its predecessors Mulan and Hercules.
Tarzan is a musical based upon the Tarzan stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs, and more directly on the Disney film of the same name. The music is by Phil Collins, and the book by David Henry Hwang.
Tarzan is an American television series that premiered on 5 October 2003 on The WB. Based on the Tarzan series by Edgar Rice Burroughs, this TV series was set in New York City, depicting a modern-day adaptation on Burroughs' characters. The series was cancelled after eight episodes.
Tarzan aired on NBC from 1966 â€“ 1968. The series portrayed Tarzan as a well-educated character, one who, tired of civilization, had returned to the jungle. The show had many of the trappings of the classic movies, Cheeta included.