Tarzan ad, 1919.

BIJOU THEATRE

Starting this Sunday Night at 7:40

THE STORY OF TARZAN

These are Pictures From the Last Chapters of the

Story of TARZAN OF THE APES

From the Book by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THE ROMANCE OF TARZAN

Filled with excitement, magnificence, and Wild Beauty; the images taken are what millions of people have been awaiting for months. They are overcome with total fascination.

The thrilling story of a Primitive Man, Jungle Wilds, and Palaces.

Entrance fee: 15, 25, and 35 Cents. Reserved seating: 55 Cents.

[Chronicling America does not have any Honolulu papers up yet for this year, so here is a similar ad printed in The Garden Island, 5/27/1919, p. 3.]

(Kuokoa 4/25/1919, p. 2)

HALEKEAKA BIJOU

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVII, Helu 17, Aoao 2. Aperila 25, 1919.

Tarzan in the Hawaiian-Language Newspapers, 1917–1931.

Just as the previous “Tarzan of the Apes” advertisement said, Kuokoa was running a Tarzan story while the movie was playing! Tarzan stories were apparently very popular as they were translated in the papers for many, many years.

Kuokoa

“He Moolelo no Tazana, a i ole, Ka Hiena o na Ululaau Anoano o na Kapakai o Aferika” 11/30/1917–5/10/1918 (Tarzan of the Apes),

5/10/1918–11/8/1918 (Return of Tarzan)

11/8/1918–3/7/1919 (The Beasts of Tarzan)

“He Moolelo no Keaka Tazana: Ka Weli o na Ululaau Mehameha o Aferika a o ka Hoaloha o na Holoholona Ahiu” 11/7/1919–5/21/1920

Hoku o Hawaii

“He Moolelo no Tarzan me ka Liona Gula” 3/22/1923–9/11/1924 (Tarzan and the Golden Lion)

“He Moolelo no Tarzan: Ke Alii o na Mabu ao ka Mea Laka Ole” 9/18/1924–3/1/1927 (Tarzan the Untamed)

3/8/1927–6/18/1929 (Tarzan the Terrible)

6/25/1929–12/22/1931 (Return of Tarzan)

Ola o Hawaii

[Unfortunately, this publication is not online. I need to check for dates and title.]