WorldCat Identities

Weissmuller, Johnny 1904-1984

Overview
Works: 194 works in 349 publications in 7 languages and 4,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tarzan films  Biography  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Johnny Weissmuller, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Johnny Weissmuller
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan, a man raised from childhood by apes, meets Jane, a young English woman on safari with her father. Jane remains in the jungle with Tarzan as he fights pygmies and a gorilla and sets off a stampede of wild elephants
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes: Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932), Tarzan escapes (1936), Tarzan's secret treasure, Tarzan's New York adventure, Tarzan and his mate (1934), Tarzan finds a son (1939) and a documentary
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beasts roar, danger abounds and Johnny Weissmuller swoops into the last 6 of his 12 adventures as film's definitive Tarzan. The vine swinger provides World War II heroics in Tarzan triumphs and Tarzan's desert mystery. Next, he welcomes Jane (Brenda Joyce) home and champions a secluded female tribe in Tarzan and the Amazons. A deadly cult proves no match for the jungle lord in Tarzan and the leopard woman. And the Ape Man calls in elephants to deal with poachers in Tarzan and the huntress and rescues a pearl-diving community in Tarzan and the mermaids"--Container
Tarzan and his mate by Cedric Gibbons ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two English adventurers set off on a jungle safari to find the riches of an ancient elephant burial ground and to lure Jane back to civilization. Tarzan outwits them and his bond with Jane proves unbreakable
You bet your life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
Swimming the American crawl by Johnny Weissmuller ( Book )
15 editions published between 1930 and 1946 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schwimmen, Technik, Crawl, Geschichte
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan escapes. A dastardly hunter has Tarzan caged and ready to ship to England for display as a sideshow freak. Can steel bars hold the ape man?
Tarzan's New York adventure by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan and Jane take bite out the Big Apple when Boy is kidnapped and made to work as a circus animal trainer
Tarzan's secret treasure ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boy is captured by natives, then rescued by a group looking for gold. When Tarzan confronts the group about their motives, he is shot and Jane and Boy are taken hostage, forcing Tarzan to give up his gold for their safe return
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan the ape man: A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains four Tarzan films, featuring Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan and Maureen O'Sullivan (disc 1) and Brenda Joyce (disc 2) as Jane
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan finds a son! A young couple die in a plane crash in the jungle. Their son is found by Tarzan and Jane who name him Boy and raise him as their own. Five years later a search party comes to find the young heir to millions of dollars. Jane agrees, against Tarzan's will, to lead them to civilization
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan's secret treasure: After Boy is taken prisoner by local tribesmen and rescued by Prof. Elliott and his team of explorers, Tarzan offers to show them a way to their destination through the escarpment that will save them several weeks. Problems arise however when Boy mentions to two of the men that the river bed near his home is covered in gold. Greed drives them from that point on and they will apparently go to any lengths to gets their hands on the precious yellow metal
Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deep in the savage African jungle, a human baby, who would have become under other circumstances, Lord Greystoke, is raised by a fierce she-ape. With his intelligence, strength, and courage, he becomes instead, Tarzan, Lord of the jungle
Gratuitously Groucho by Groucho Marx ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beasts roar, danger abounds and Johnny Weissmuller swoops into the last of his adventures as film's definitive Tarzan
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beasts roar, danger abounds and Johnny Weissmuller swoops into the last of his adventures as film's definitive Tarzan
The Olympics the first 90 years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporates archival stills and footage to present a history of the modern Olympic games, highlighting some of the most famous moments as well as their recent political manipulation
Stage Door Canteen by Frank Borzage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three soldiers meet three girls and find romance at New York City's famous canteen before going overseas. This World War II-era musical features cameo appearances by nearly seventy Hollywood celebrities
 
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Alternative Names
Weissmuller, John, 1904-1984
Weissmuller, Johnny
Weissmuller, Johnny, 1904-1984
Weiszmüller, János, 1904-1984
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