Johnny Weissmuler Album Page & Photo As Tarzan

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A signed 6x4 inch blue album page by Johnny Weissmuler and he has added Water Follies which was a travelling water stage show, this page was removed from an autograph album. The autograph comes with an 8x10 inch photograph of Johnny Weissmuler as Tarzan and is perfect for framing. Johnny Weissmuller (born Johann Peter Wei?m?ller; June 2, 1904 - January 20, 1984) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in movies. Weissmuller was one of the world's best swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal. He won fifty-two US National Championships and set sixty-seven world records. After his swimming career, he became the sixth actor to portray Edgar Rice Burroughs's ape man Tarzan in films, a role he played in twelve motion pictures. Dozens of other actors have also played Tarzan, but Weissmuller is by far the best known. His character's distinctive, ululating Tarzan yell is still often used in films.