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Weissmuller

John Peter, known as Johnny. 1904--84, US swimmer and film actor, who won Olympic gold medals in 1924 and 1928 and played the title role in the early Tarzan films
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JUNGLE CAPERS With Weissmuller MIGHTY JOE YOUNG 1998 A MIX of actors in suits, CGI and animatronics brought to life a 15ft gorilla in the eco-drama starring Charlize Theron.
Gracia unpacked the story of Weissmuller's last Tarzan vehicle, the notorious B-movie classic Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948), directed by Robert Florey, in a varied body of work.
LOS ANGELES: Johnny Weissmuller was said to walk the grounds of this retirement home letting out his trademark Tarzan yell.
On this day in 1924 swimmer Johnny Weissmuller broke his own 100 yard freestyle record in 57.4 seconds.
OLYMPIC champion Johnny Weissmuller announced his retirement from amateur swimming before embarking on a modelling and movie career.
Shot on location in Honduras by co-producers Zach Weissmuller and Ross Kenyon, the series features interviews with key figures in the startup city movement, investigates potential pitfalls, and examines the positive change these cities could create around the globe.
--?Es verdad que este legendario buzo paso la mitad de su vida bajo el agua, ensenando a bucear a personajes que iban desde el ex Tarzan Johnny Weissmuller hasta los hermanos Kennedy?
In 1948 former Tarzan Johnny Weissmuller began starring in a Columbia series of Jungle Jim films that ran until 1956 and spawned a short-lived 1955-56 TV show.
In this full-length study of the free-spirited Mexican actress, Vogel, an Australian film historian debunks myths about her life, tumultuous relationships (particularly with Gary Cooper and Johnny Weissmuller), and death by suicide.
Movie icon Johnny Weissmuller, the most famous Tarzan of them all, was a five-times Olympic swimming gold medallist, winning three in Paris in 1924 and two in Amsterdam four years later.
With his blond good looks and athletic prowess, he was feted by the media as the all-Australian golden boy and described as a greater swimmer than former Olympic champion and Tarzan star Johnny Weissmuller.