Tarzan and the Valley of Gold

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Tarzan and the Valley of Gold
Tarzan and the Valley of Gold Poster.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country USA.jpg USA
CAN.jpg Canada
Directed by Robert Day
Release Date 1966
Studio Cinepix Film Properties
Moonstone Entertainment
Mask of Death Productions
Main Cast
Character Actor
Tarzan Mike Henry
Augustus Vinero David Opatoshu
Ramel Manuel Padilla Jr.
Sophia Renault Nancy Kovack
Manco Francisco Riquerio
Mr. Train Don Megowan


Tarzan and the Valley of Gold is a 1966 adventure movie directed by Robert Day. Tarzan (Mike Henry) goes to Mexico to save his friends and counter the plans of villainous Augustus Vinero (David Opatoshu) to pillage the treasures in the ancient temple.


The following weapons were used in the film Tarzan and the Valley of Gold:

Contents


Handguns

Colt Official Police

When Tarzan appears in Mexico, Vinero's henchman Antonio (Oswald Olvera), disguised as a taxi driver, tries to kill him, using a Colt Official Police. Tarzan disarms Antonio and uses his revolver in a shootout with a second hitman.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special
Tarzan struggles with Antonio for the revolver.
Tarzan holds the revolver.

M1911

M1911 pistols are carried by several characters, including Ruiz (Frank Brandstetter), Mexican police inspector Talmadge (Eduardo Noriega), and several soldiers of Vinero's private army. These pistols appear to be original M1911s rather than M1911A1s as they have flat mainspring housing.

Original Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
Ruiz carries an M1911 in holster.
Mortally wounded Ruiz still holds the pistol.
Inspector Talmadge carries an M1911 in holster.
Vinero's soldier holds an M1911 in the scene in the cave.

Rifles

M1 Carbine

Most soldiers of Vinero's private army carry M1 Carbines with 30-round magazines. One of the trio of henchmen that kidnaps Ramel is also armed with an M1 Carbine.

M1 Carbine (Post-War) - .30 Carbine
A henchman holds M1 Carbine during the kidnapping of Ramel.
A soldier fires from a helicopter.
A sentinel with M1 Carbine.
Soldiers carry M1 Carbines in the scene in the cave.
Soldiers on the tank are armed with M1 Carbines and M1903 Springfield rifles.

M1903 Springfield

Several of Vinero's soldiers are armed with M1903 Springfield rifles.

Springfield M1903 Mk 1 - .30-06
A soldier at the left carries an M1903 on sling.
Soldiers on the tank are armed with M1 Carbines and M1903 Springfield rifles.

Winchester Model 1892

In the scene on the staduim a hitman is armed with a Winchester Model 1892 with a sniper scope.

Winchester 1892 - .38-40
The sniper on the empty stadium.
A close view of the barrel.
A close view of the stock and sniper scope.

Machine Guns

Browning M1919A4

Rodriguez (Jorge Beirute), the leader of the group that kidnaps Ramel, carries a Browning M1919A4 machine gun and fires it from the hip. Tarzan (Mike Henry) captures this machine gun and uses it against Vinero's Bell 47 helicopter. Vinero's soldiers also use M1919s.

Browning M1919A4 - .30-06 Springfield
Rodriguez fires his machine gun during the massacre on Ruiz' rancho.
Rodriguez fires M1919 in the night scene in jungles.
A close view of M1919 in hands of Tarzan.
Tarzan fires at the helicopter.
An M1919A4, mounted on M3 halftrack, is seen at the right.
A soldier fires his M1919 in the cave.

Browning M1919A5

A Browning M1919A5 is mounted on M3A1 Stuart light tank coaxial with 37-mm gun.

Browning M1919A5 - .30-06 Springfield
A coaxial M1919 is seen.
Another view of the machine gun.

Browning Automatic Rifle

M1918 Browning Automatic Rifles are seen in hands of Vinero's soldiers. One of the trio of henchmen that kidnaps Ramel carries a BAR. In the scene in the cave Tarzan (Mike Henry) captures a BAR and uses it to make a cave-in of stalactites.

M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle - .30-06
A henchman holds his BAR in the night scene in jungles.
Tarzan holds a BAR.
Tarzan fires.
A soldier with a BAR is crushed by a fallen stalactite.

Browning M2HB

A Browning M2HB is mounted on Vinero's M3 halftrack.

Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
An M2 on the halftrack.
Another view of the M2. A Browning M1919A4 is seen at the right.

Other Weapons

Mk 2 Hand Grenade

In one scene Vinero's soldiers try to kill Tarzan by aerial bombardment with Mk 2 hand grenades. Tarzan in turn makes a bolas, using two grenades, captured from killed kidnappers, and uses this makeshift weapon against Bell 47 helicopter with great success.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" World War II-made High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A soldier throws a grenade from a helicopter.
Tarzan makes a bolas from a rope and two grenades.

Flamethrower (mockup)

A mockup flamethrower is mounted on Vinero's M3A1 light tank.

A flamethrower is mounted on the front of the tank.

Trivia

Vinero posesses two armoured vehicles: an M3A1 Stuart light tank and an M3 halftrack APC.

The tank moves through the jungles.
A frontal view of the tank.
A close view of the turret.
M3 halftrack.



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