“The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor.” – Johnny Weissmuller
“I’m just dumb enough not to want to be a Tarzan all my life.” — Johnny Weissmuller
Source: Ruth Biery (1934)
Photographer: George Hurrell for Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
With Our Gang star George “Spanky” McFarland in the early 1930s. Photo taken at MGM.
“With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.” – Johnny Weissmuller