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Published by Ecw Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Television,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Actors,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Childhood Memoir,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Swimmers,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDanton Burroughs (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8548519M
ISBN 101550225227
ISBN 109781550225228

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  A portrait of the most beloved Tarzan and a tale of Hollywood at its legendary peak. An authoritative insight into the life of the man most film fans consider the "one and only" Tarzan — Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller — this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through swimming training, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages Brand: ECW Press. This book gets 5 stars from me. I wasn't particularly a big Tarzan movie fan but I enjoy reading biographies from hollywood's heyday. Johnny Jr. does an outstanding job of telling the story of his father's life and debunking some of the falsehoods written about his father by others/5(34). Book Review: Tarzan, My Father A Review by Hyde Flippo Tarzan, My Father. Tarzan, My Father Kindle, Paperback, Hardcover – Feb. 1, by Johnny Weissmuller, Danton Burroughs (Foreword), William Reed (Contributor), W Craig Reed (Contributor).   The son of the Olympic swimmer who became a Hollywood star reveals the real story of his famous father’s life. Johnny Weissmuller’s name has become synonymous with Tarzan—the role he played in the s and ’40s to the delight of millions. Many don’t know that he also earned five Olympic gold medals for swimming before his renowned acting career—or that he had five marriages.

A portrait of the most beloved Tarzan and a tale of Hollywood at its legendary peak. An authoritative insight into the life of the man most film fans consider the one and only Tarzan--Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller--this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through swimming training, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages, a 3/5(1). A portrait of the most beloved Tarzan and a tale of Hollywood at its legendary peak. An authoritative insight into the life of the man most film fans consider the "one and only" Tarzan -- Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller -- this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through swimming training, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages, a. Get this from a library! Tarzan, my father. [Johnny Weissmuller; William Reed; W Craig Reed] -- An authoritative biography of the first Tarzan--Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller--this account offers an intimate look at the actor's life, from Olympic triumphs and failed marriages to.   TARZAN, MY FATHER is the inside story of Johnny Weissmuller, told from the point-of-view of the ultimate insider - his son and namesake, Johnny Jr. This incredible book is neither a scandalous tell-all nor hero-worshipping hagiography, but rather a respectful and honest account of the life of the legendary actor/athlete/5(24).

In he wrote Tarzan, My Father (ECW Press), a memoir of life with his father and their Hollywood days. He retired as a longshoreman in , and was working on a book about his dockworking days when he was diagnosed with cancer. Roger Moore: "Johnny Weissmuller-he was a great Tarzan." A swinging tale of a Hollywood legend in a legendary time Tarzan, My Father is the authoritative biography of the first, and, for many, the only, Tarzan: Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller. Johnny Weissmuller, Jr. He starred as Tarzan in 12 films, made a fortune in Billy Rose’s Aquacade, and married five times. His second wife of two years, the short and sultry Lupe Vélez played quite the contrast to the tall and easygoing Weissmuller. In the book, Tarzan, My Father, the author, Johnny Jr told of an epic fight between the couple. They were staying in.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Tarzan my father by Johnny Weissmuller, Jr., Johnny Weissmuller, William Reed, W. Craig Reed, ECW Press edition, in English.