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Johnny Weissmuller

  • Jun 02, 1904 - Jan 20, 1984 (age 79)
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1984
Johnny Weissmuller
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Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller passed away.
1976
Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
MovieMay 26, 1976

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Holly…

In 1924 Estie comes to …
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
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1973
ABC's Wide World of Entertainment
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TV ShowJan 8, 1973

ABC's Wide World of Entertainment

ABC's Wide World of …
ABC's Wide World of Entertainment is a late night block of programs created by the American Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 8, 1973, and ended three years later. The title was based on the long-running broadcast ABC's Wide World of Sports; there was also an ABC's Wide World of Mystery broadcast from 1973 to 1978.
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1970
The Phynx
MovieMay 6, 1970

The Phynx

An athlete, a campus militant, a black model, and an …
An athlete, a campus militant, a black model, and an American Indian are picked by a computer (shaped like a woman) to form a rock group called the Phynx and go on tour in Albania where American show biz people have been kidnapped by Communists. Some of the stars that the phony band rescues: Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan (the most famous movie Tarzan and Jane), Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall (the Bowery Boys), Ed Sullivan, James Brown, Colonel Sanders, Guy Lombardo, Andy Devine, Ruby Keeler, Edgar Bergen, Butterfly McQueen, Jay Silverheels (Tonto), Rudy Vallee, Xavier Cugat, Trini Lopez, Dick Clark, Richard Pryor, Harold "Oddjob" Sakata, George Jessel, and Rhona Barrett. Warner Bros. Studios thought it was so bad that they decided at the last minute not to release it!
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1963
Das aktuelle sportstudio
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TV ShowAug 14, 1963

Das aktuelle sportstudio

das aktuelle sportstudio is a …
das aktuelle sportstudio is a weekly sport magazine show on the German TV channel ZDF, broadcast late on Saturday evenings. The program is repeated later on 3sat. It was first broadcast on 24 August 1963. From 1999 to 2005 the program was called ZDF SPORTstudio.
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Maria Brock Mandell Bauman
Marriage1963

Maria Brock Mandell Bauman

Married Maria Brock Mandell Bauman.
1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1960
Here's Hollywood
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TV ShowSep 26, 1960

Here's Hollywood

Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program …
Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program which aired on weekday afternoons on NBC at 4:30 Eastern time from September 26, 1960, to December 28, 1962.
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1955
Devil Goddess
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MovieOct 1, 1955

Devil Goddess

Devil Goddess (1955) is the sixteenth and final Jungle …
Devil Goddess (1955) is the sixteenth and final Jungle Jim film produced by Columbia Pictures. It features Johnny Weissmuller in his third and last performance as the protagonist adventurer Johnny Weissmuller (a character previously called "Jungle Jim") and Ed Hinton and William Tannen as the film's antagonists, Leopold and Nels Comstock, respectively. Angela Stevens also stars. The film was directed by Spencer G. Bennet and written by Dwight Babcock and George H. Plympton.
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Jungle Jim
TV ShowSep 26, 1955

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim is a 26-episode syndicated adventure …
Jungle Jim is a 26-episode syndicated adventure television series which aired from 1955 till 1956, starring Johnny Weissmuller, as James "Jungle Jim" Bradley, a hunter, guide, and explorer in, primarily, Africa. It was based on the Jungle Jim comic strip created by Alex Raymond and Don Moore.
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Jungle Moon Men
MovieApr 1, 1955

Jungle Moon Men

Johnny Weissmuller accompanies writer Ellen Martson, archery …
Johnny Weissmuller accompanies writer Ellen Martson, archery-expert Bob Prentice and trader Mark Santo to the remote Baku area in Africa, where an ancient civilizations is rumored to have once flourished. The are captured by the pygmy Moon Men who worship the blonde high priestess Oma. Johnny agrees to become her high priest if the others are freed, but they are all condemned to death when Santo is discovered trying to steal the sacred diamonds.
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1954
Cannibal Attack
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MovieNov 1, 1954

Cannibal Attack

Cannibal Attack (1954) is the fourteenth Jungle Jim film …
Cannibal Attack (1954) is the fourteenth Jungle Jim film produced by Columbia Pictures. The film features Johnny Weissmuller in his inaugural performance as the protagonist adventurer Johnny Weissmuller, a character previously called "Jungle Jim." The film also features Judy Walsh. It was directed by Lee Sholem and written by Carroll Young.
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Jungle Man-Eaters
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MovieJun 1, 1954

Jungle Man-Eaters

Jungle Man-Eaters is a 1954 Jungle Jim movie starring …
Jungle Man-Eaters is a 1954 Jungle Jim movie starring Johnny Weissmuller. It was also the last official Jungle Jim movie after Screen Gems bought the rights to make a TV series based on the character. With only three movies on his contract remaining, Weissmuller used them wisely by just playing himself, but the format stayed the same.
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1953
Killer Ape
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MovieDec 4, 1953

Killer Ape

Jungle Jim is accused to the murder of a native who has …
Jungle Jim is accused to the murder of a native who has been providing a mad scientist with innocent animals to be used in his experiments. The killing was actually committed by a ferocious "Man-Ape" that is terrorizing the jungle.
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Valley of Head Hunters
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MovieJul 23, 1953

Valley of Head Hunters

In the 12th of the "Jungle …
In the 12th of the "Jungle Jim" series from Sam Katzman's production unit at Columbia, Jim (Johnny Weissmuller) is assigned to accompany a government agent into the interior to get the native's approval for copper mining. Unknown to Jim, Arco (Robert C. Foulk), also wants approval but for oil, not copper. Arco and his henchies make a series of raids on the villages which he is able to blame on Jungle Jim.
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Savage Mutiny
MovieFeb 3, 1953

Savage Mutiny

Savage Mutiny released.
1952
Voodoo Tiger
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MovieNov 1, 1952

Voodoo Tiger

Jungle Jim is assigned to track down a former SS Officer, …
Jungle Jim is assigned to track down a former SS Officer, who alone knows the locale of an art collection stolen during World War II by the Nazis. There is also a trio of crooks who desire to know where the paintings are hidden. The SS Officer, fleeing U.S. Army agents, commandeers and airplane carrying night-club entertainer Phyllis Bruce and her trained tiger, who is also not exactly what she appears to be. The plane crashes in the a jungle locale, where the local natives are voodoo tiger-worshipers, especially those who fly in on a great bird. Jungle Jim, aided by a U.S. agent swings into action, and, after doing in a lion with is knife, tracks down the crooks, or what's left after the tiger-worshipers get through with them, and they themselves are killed in a dynamite blast.
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This Is Your Life
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TV ShowOct 1, 1952

This Is Your Life

This Is Your Life was an American reality documentary series …
This Is Your Life was an American reality documentary series broadcast on NBC radio from 1948 to 1952, and on NBC television from 1952 to 1961. It was originally hosted by its creator and producer Ralph Edwards. In the program, the host would surprise guests and then take them through a retrospective of their lives in front of an audience, including appearances by colleagues, friends, and family. Edwards revived the show in 1971–1972, and Joseph Campanella hosted a version in 1983. Edwards returned for some specials in the late 1980s, before his death in 2005.
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Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land
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MovieFeb 29, 1952

Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land

After considerable difficulty, …
After considerable difficulty, Dr. Linda Roberts manages to locate Jungle Jim - he saves her from a black panther - wanting him to act as her guide in finding the land of the giant people. Roberts is an anthropologist and wants to study theses giants but Jim thinks it's far too dangerous. Meanwhile, greedy ivory hunters plot to get their hands on a herd of elephants with only the giants standing in their way. When Jim learns of the poachers' plans, he sets off with Linda to stop them. Along the way Jim will fight hippos, thieving natives and the inevitable elephant stampede.
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1951
Jungle Manhunt
MovieOct 4, 1951

Jungle Manhunt

After Jungle Jim rescues Anne Lawrence from deadly …
After Jungle Jim rescues Anne Lawrence from deadly rapids, he learns that she is looking for one-time football hero Bob Miller who disappeared 9 years before when his military flight disappeared over the jungle. There are problems in the area and tribes are being attacked and enslaved by the Skeleton Men. They learn that a white man with a gun is leading the Skeleton Men and Anne fears that it might be Miller. The tribesmen are being put into forced labor in a mine and Jim sets out to rescue them. Along the way they will meet strange creatures and eventually be taken prisoner themselves. Jim finds a way out.
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Fury of the Congo
MovieFeb 26, 1951

Fury of the Congo

Jungle Jim aids the women of a tribe whose men have been …
Jungle Jim aids the women of a tribe whose men have been enslaved by a narcotics gang to hunt down a sacred zebra-like animal, called the Okongo. This animal is the source of a powerful drug that the gang intends to exploit. Some of Jim's obstacles include a leopard and a giant desert spider.
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1950
Pygmy Island
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MovieNov 22, 1950

Pygmy Island

After Jungle Jim finds an American army captain's dog tags …
After Jungle Jim finds an American army captain's dog tags among the remains of a dead pygmy, he joins a U.S. military investigation not only to find the missing soldier, Captain Ann Kingsley, but also to look into a recently discovered kind of rope that will not burn or break. The pygmy had been killed by the Bush Devil cult but little is known of them. In fact, others are after the plant used to make this indestructible rope fiber and it's up to Jungle Jim to stop them. He will face crocodiles, stampeding elephants and a gorilla along the way.
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Captive Girl
MovieApr 27, 1950

Captive Girl

Jungle Jim is asked to find a young woman who supposedly lives …
Jungle Jim is asked to find a young woman who supposedly lives in the jungle with her pet tiger. It's believed that she may be the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Martindale, explorers who long ago who were looking for the lagoon of the dead, a place where legend has it witch doctors held human sacrifices. Some of the locals, particularly the witch doctor Hakim, believe she is a she-devil who is out to cause them harm. As well Barton, an gold-hunting explorer, is also looking for the girl and lagoon which he believes contains a treasure of gold. Jungle Jim will have to fight several jungle animals along the way before he rescues the girl from Hakim.
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Mark of the Gorilla
MovieJan 12, 1950

Mark of the Gorilla

Mark of the Gorilla released.
1949
The Lost Tribe
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MovieApr 19, 1949

The Lost Tribe

Jungle Jim rescues a beautiful native girl, Li Wanna, who is …
Jungle Jim rescues a beautiful native girl, Li Wanna, who is being chased by two sailors. She comes from a hidden village and the men were using her to find it. Jim visits the village and learns they are rich in diamonds. The village elder gives Jim a bag of diamonds which he wants delivered to the men looking for them. A bag of diamonds will not satisfy them however. Along the way, Jungle Jim faces several challenges.
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1948
Jungle Jim
MovieDec 15, 1948

Jungle Jim

A vial is found in indicating the existence of the fabled the …
A vial is found in indicating the existence of the fabled the Temple of Zimbalu. More importantly, it contains what may be a cure for polio. Led by safari guide Jungle Jim, Dr. Hilary Parker heads out to find the temple and the cure. They face many challenges along the way not the least of which come from adventurer Bruce Edwards who always seems to be around anytime Jungle Jim's life is put in danger. Edwards' interest is solely in finding treasure and he's prepared to pay for with other people's lives. It's up to Jim to stop him.
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Tarzan and the Mermaids
MovieMar 29, 1948

Tarzan and the Mermaids

To escape from an arranged …
To escape from an arranged marriage to mythical Aquatania's pagan god, Balu, the desperate maiden, Mara, swims to the outside world, only to end up in Tarzan's fishing net. Without delay, Tarzan visits the idyllic secret paradise to right the wrongs--and before long--he finds himself before a wicked and well-planned conspiracy, as the island's high-priest, Palanth, is in league with the avaricious pearl trader, Varga, to rob the inhabitants of their precious treasure. Can Tarzan save the mermaid from the barbaric idol's will?
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Allene Gates
Marriage1948

Allene Gates

Married Allene Gates.
1947
Tarzan and the Huntress
MovieApr 5, 1947

Tarzan and the Huntress

To equip the American zoos …
To equip the American zoos with as many animals as possible, a cruel trio of big-game hunters team up with an unexpected ally, threatening the African fauna. Will Tarzan allow the fiendish huntress to pillage the jungle?
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1946
Swamp Fire
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MovieAug 24, 1946

Swamp Fire

This adventure, set upon the mighty Mississippi, features …
This adventure, set upon the mighty Mississippi, features two former Tarzans. One of them is a river-boat captain who was shell shocked in the war. The other is an evil trapper. The trouble is caused by their shared affection for a pretty young woman. Their rivalry climaxes as the two wrestle it out in an alligator hole. This was the only film in which one of the Tarzans (Johnny Weismuller) did not play a man from the jungle.
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Tarzan and the Leopard Woman
MovieJan 1, 1946

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

As a spate of leopard attacks …
As a spate of leopard attacks causes panic, a sceptical Tarzan joins a hunting expedition, only to face a pagan cult of Leopard-God worshippers and their fiendish High-Priestess. Can he escape the sharp claws of the savage Leopard Woman?
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1945
Tarzan and the Amazons
MovieApr 29, 1945

Tarzan and the Amazons

Tarzan and Boy joyfully …
Tarzan and Boy joyfully welcome Jane back to Africa from her stay in London. On the same boat with her is Sir Guy Henderson, an archaeologist who is on an expedition to find the lost city of Amazon women. Not everyone in the expedition is there for its scientific value and some are simply in search of gold. Tarzan knows where the city is located but is a friend of the Amazons and refuses to share that with anyone. Boy, who secretly followed Tarzan during his last visit to the city, naively shows them the way leading to an inevitable clash. Tarzan comes to the rescue.
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1944
Heidi Elizabeth Weissmuller
ChildJuly 1944

Heidi Elizabeth Weissmuller

Heidi Elizabeth Weissmuller born.
1943
Tarzan's Desert Mystery
MovieDec 26, 1943

Tarzan's Desert Mystery

With Jane still away in war …
With Jane still away in war-torn London doing her duty for the war effort as a nurse, Tarzan and Boy set off to the edge of the vast desert, in Bir-Herari, to retrieve rare and powerful medicinal herbs for the terrible jungle fever. On their way, the father and son stumble upon Connie Bryce--an American messenger posing as a magician--who has important information for the local Sheik, Abdul El Khim, as a couple of Nazi spies tirelessly plot to destabilise the region. However, to further complicate matters, the theft of a proud wild stallion sends Tarzan behind bars, and an imminent death sentence threatens to put a premature end to the expedition. Can Tarzan find his way to freedom, even if he has to travel through the mysterious desert's treacherous fauna and flora?
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Stage Door Canteen
MovieJun 24, 1943

Stage Door Canteen

"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the …
"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. Dakota meets a pretty young hostess, Eileen, and they enjoy the many entertainers and a growing romance.
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Tarzan Triumphs
MovieJan 20, 1943

Tarzan Triumphs

As WWII rages on, a group of Nazi paratroopers land on the …
As WWII rages on, a group of Nazi paratroopers land on the secret city of Palandria to exploit its wealth, and they start taking hostages. Can the powerful King of the Jungle and his trusted companions--Cheeta, and Buli--save them?
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1942
Wendy Anne Weissmuller
ChildJune 1942

Wendy Anne Weissmuller

Wendy Anne Weissmuller born.
Tarzan's New York Adventure
MovieMay 1, 1942

Tarzan's New York Adventure

Tarzan and Jane go to New …
Tarzan and Jane go to New York to rescue Boy after he is kidnapped into a circus.
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1941
Tarzan's Secret Treasure
MovieDec 1, 1941

Tarzan's Secret Treasure

Tarzan's jungle home, and …
Tarzan's jungle home, and his family, Jane and Boy, are threatened by men greedy for gold.
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1940
Johnny Weissmuller Jr.
ChildSeptember 1940

Johnny Weissmuller Jr.

Johnny Weissmuller Jr. (23 …
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. (23 September 1940 — 27 July 2006) was an American actor and longshoreman. He also authored a book about his father, the five-time Olympic Games gold medalist Johnny Weissmuller, who achieved additional fame playing the title role in the Tarzan movies of the 1930s and 1940s.
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1939
Beryl Scott
MarriageAugust 1939

Beryl Scott

Beryl Scott is an actress, known for Yes (2004).
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Tarzan Finds a Son!
MovieJun 16, 1939

Tarzan Finds a Son!

In the middle of the savage jungle, at the terrible site of a plane …
In the middle of the savage jungle, at the terrible site of a plane crash, Tarzan's always-curious companion, Cheetah, makes an accidental and astounding discovery: a very lucky baby boy; the tragedy's sole survivor. Ecstatic with the idea of finally having a child, Jane and Tarzan light-heartedly decide to adopt "Boy" and raise him as their own, unbeknownst to them, however, that the unknown infant comes with a handsome inheritance. Now, almost five years later, a searching party arrives led by Sir Thomas Lancing. Along with him comes a conniving duo of opportunists who will stop at nothing to get Tarzan out of the way, and take Boy back to England; nevertheless, the mighty Lord of the Jungle is not alone. Can Tarzan thwart their plans, and keep his beloved only son?
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1936
Tarzan Escapes
MovieNov 6, 1936

Tarzan Escapes

Tarzan and Jane are happily living in their treehouse when …
Tarzan and Jane are happily living in their treehouse when Jane's relatives drop in for a visit. They bring along a hunter who secretly plans to capture Tarzan. But Tarzan manages to escape just in the nick of time to rescue Jane and her family.
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1934
Tarzan and His Mate
MovieApr 16, 1934

Tarzan and His Mate

In the first sequel to Tarzan, the Ape Man, Harry Holt returns …
In the first sequel to Tarzan, the Ape Man, Harry Holt returns to Africa to head up a large ivory expedition. This time he brings his womanizing friend Marlin Arlington. Holt also harbors ideas about convincing Jane to return to London. When Holt and Arlington show Jane some of the modern clothes and perfumes they brought from civilization, she is impressed but not enough to return. Tarzan wrestles every wild animal imaginable to protect Jane but when he disallows the expedition from plundering ivory from the elephant burial grounds, it is he who takes a bullet from Arlington's gun. Jane eventually believes that Tarzan is dead but he is nursed back to health by the apes. As Jane and the returning expedition are attacked by violent natives, we wonder if Tarzan can rescue them yet again.
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1933
Lupe Velez
MarriageOctober 1933

Lupe Velez

María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (July 18, 1908 – December …
María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (July 18, 1908 – December 13, 1944), known professionally as Lupe Vélez, was a Mexican vedette and stage and film actress in the United States and Mexico.
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1932
Tarzan the Ape Man
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MovieMar 25, 1932

Tarzan the Ape Man

When Jane Parker unexpectedly arrives in Africa to visit her …
When Jane Parker unexpectedly arrives in Africa to visit her father, she also finds herself accompanying him and hunter Harry Holt on an expedition to a mysterious escarpment to find the legendary elephants graveyard and its treasure of ivory. Having reached the escarpment, they see a strange white man living in the trees like an ape. He promptly kidnaps Jane but means her no harm and he eventually sets her free, but not before her father and Holt kill one of the apes. When local tribesmen take Jane and her father prisoner, Tarzan comes to their rescue and causes a stampede through the native village. Jane is taken the mysterious ape man but she also feels it necessary to support her father, as she is all she has left in the world. In the end, she opts to make her life with Tarzan.
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1931
Water Bugs
MovieMay 31, 1931

Water Bugs

In this one-reel, nine (9) minute Pathe Sportscope, swimming …
In this one-reel, nine (9) minute Pathe Sportscope, swimming champ Johnny Weissmuller is showing a group of young boys, Clearwater, Florida, the technique and style that made him the greatest swimmer of the era. Stubby Kruger (as Stubby Kreuger)does some comic diving-board belly flops and an underwater boxing match with another swimmer.
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Bobbe Arnst
MarriageFebruary 1931

Bobbe Arnst

Bobbe Arnst was born on October 11, 1903 in New York City, …
Bobbe Arnst was born on October 11, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA as Leone Christoffersen. She was an actress, known for Beloved (1934), Wine, Women and Song (1933) and That Party in Person (1929). She was married to Robert Cavanaugh and Johnny Weissmuller. She died on November 25, 1980 in Ocala, Florida, USA.
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1904
Johnny Weissmuller
BirthJune 1904

Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller was born.
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