Vintage Movie Resources
Biography — Johnny Weissmuller was one of the greatest swimmers of all time. After he was brought to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios and given a test for the role of “Tarzan,” he got the part and has played in “Tarzan, the Ape Man,” “Tarzan and His Mate” and “Tarzan Escapes.”
Biography — He was graduated and needed a job. Finding none, he accepted the offer of Princeton friends to join them at the Falmouth Stock Company, on Cape Cod. The stage hit, “Goodbye Again,” was tried out at Falmouth, and Jimmy was such a hit that he opened with it in New York.
Biography — Jessie Ralph's career has been a record of fortitude. Determined to become an actress, she went on the stage in repertoire in small towns in the South at the age of 16. During the long struggle before she reached New York, years later, there were times when she almost starved.