Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00572: JOHNNY WEISSMULLER

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Scarce and fantastic vintage 8x10-inch black and white portrait, shown as Tarzan, giving his famous jungle call, boldly signed and inscribed in black felt-tip pen in his later years. In good condition, with minor handling dings. Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer-turned-Hollywood film star Johnny Weissmuller was the sixth, and undoubtedly the most popular actor to portray Tarzan on the screen. A bit of trivia: It was Weissmuller who gave the character his trademark ululating jungle call. Later, he was also noteworthy as no-nonsense Jungle Jim in the 1948 "B" movie based upon the comic strip by "Flash Gordon" creator Alex Raymond.