Though there were various yells before it, the most popular Tarzan Yell comes from Johnny Weissmuller who used the yell in the 1932 movie Tarzan the Ape Man. This yell entered the culture and has sense been heard all throughout film, music, and games, despite the sound being trademarked.
In Pitfall!, the Tarzan Yell is heard when Harry grabs onto a swinging vine. This is the first known appearance of the Tarzan Yell in video games. The yell is synthesized on the platform's TIA sound chip.
Tarzan of the Apes (A8)
The yell is synthesized on the POKEY.
Tarzan (C64)Rob Hubbard synthesized the Tarzan Yell for the Commodore 64 SID chip for Tarzan (C64).
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarzan_yell - Wikipedia.