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By W. Craig Reed

An authoritative perception into the lifetime of the fellow so much movie lovers examine the "one and simply" Tarzan - Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller -- this publication bargains an intimate examine Weissmuller's youth, center years, and later decline, via swimming education, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages, a Hollywood existence as Tarzan of the Apes, and next occupation as Jungle Jim.

Written by means of his in basic terms son, this biography is a delicate but unsentimental portrayal of the guy who was once Tarzan to motion picture fanatics all over the world. Johnny Junior's within viewpoint on his father's lifestyles and profession contains interviews along with his father's superstar associates and previous better halves, memories of conversations along with his father through the years, and kin tales concerning overseas icons akin to Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Robert Mitchum, Joe Louis, and so forth. There are "surprises" within the textual content and plenty of photographs from inner most collections that experience by no means sooner than been published or noticeable by way of the overall public.

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