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Overview for Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller


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Adventure... Monsoon (1943 - 80 minutes) When opportunity-seeking adventurer Mike Clancy... more info $5.95was $3.99 Buy Now

Jungle... Johnny Weissmuller, Karin Booth. Jungle Jim heads into treacherous territory... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Mark of the... Johnny Weismuller, Suzanne Dalbert. Treasure hunters disguise themselves as... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Jungle... Lyle Talbot, Johnny Weissmuller, Sheila Ryan, Bob Waterfield. A professional... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Jungle Moon... Bill Henry, Jean Byron, Johnny Weissmuller. High priestess Stanton succeeds... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Fury of the... Lyle Talbot, William Henry, Johnny Weissmuller. The head of a band of smugglers... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: January 21, 1984
Born: June 2, 1904 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Romania Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) as (Archival Footage)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
The Phynx (1970) as
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
Devil Goddess (1955) as Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller guides Professor Blakely (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Nora (Angela Stevens) into forbidden Kirundi land, home of the fire-worshipers, in search of missing scientist Ralph Dixon (William M. Griffith). In addition to finding Dixon worshiped as a fire god, they uncover a treasure of sapphires, rout a party of renegade whites and Johnny rescues Nora from flaming death on a ritual altar just before a volcano erupts molten death.
Jungle Moon Men (1955) as Johnny Weissmuller
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
Jungle Man-Eaters (1954) as Jungle Jim
Cannibal Attack (1954) as Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller, acting under his own name, fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.
Killer Ape (1953) as Jungle Jim
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.
Savage Mutiny (1953) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim fights enemy agents to help move natives from a nuclear testing site.
Valley of Head Hunters (1953) as Jungle Jim
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.
Voodoo Tiger (1952) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim helps an attractive research writer for the British museum clear up the mystery of a tiger cult in Africa while thwarting art thieves and bringing to justice a Nazi war criminal.
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952) as Jungle Jim
The famed explorer leads an anthropologist to a lost civilization of giants.
Fury of the Congo (1951) as Jungle Jim
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.
Jungle Manhunt (1951) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim searches for a famous football player lost in the jungle.
Captive Girl (1950) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim fights to save a young innocent from treasure hunters and a witch doctor.
Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim tries to stop a Nazi band masquerading as apes from retrieving a golden treasure.
Pygmy Island (1950) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
The Lost Tribe (1949) as Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim fights to protect an African village targeted for exploitation.
Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948) as Tarzan
Tarzan and Jane try to keep a woman from being forced to marry a con artist.
Jungle Jim (1948) as Jungle Jim
The famed explorer tries to protect a lady scientist searching the jungle for a polio cure.
Tarzan and the Huntress (1947) as Tarzan
Tarzan fights to keep a seductive female big game hunter from capturing too many animals.
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946) as Tarzan
Tarzan fights to keep a killer cult from attacking traders.
Swamp Fire (1946) as Johnny Duval
Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) as Tarzan
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943) as Tarzan
The jungle king braves a lost prehistoric world to obtain malaria serum for the Allies.
Tarzan Triumphs (1943) as Tarzan
The jungle king helps the princess of a lost civilization fight off Nazi invaders.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) as Tarzan
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941) as Tarzan
Prospectors kidnap Jane and Boy to force the jungle king to reveal the location of a golden treasure.
Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939) as Tarzan
The jungle king adopts the infant survivor of a plane crash.
Tarzan Escapes (1936) as Tarzan
Jane Parker''''s cousins try to kidnap the jungle king to get their hands on her inheritance.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934) as "Tarzan"
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) as Tarzan
A British lord raised by apes kidnaps a beautiful noblewoman exploring Africa with her father.
Glorifying the American Girl (1929) as Themselves
A chorus girl must choose between stardom or her boyfriend.

Cast (short)

Rodeo Dough (1940)
After a trip to Hollywood, two young ladies attempt to hitchhike home but end up at a star filled rodeo in this short film.
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (1936)
Winners of a dance contest spend a day at Palm Springs with famous movie stars in this short film.

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