Modern Living: ... And the Tarzan Cult

Aaaa-eeyaa-eeyaa-eeoo! The nostalgic jungle roar echoed from a Marriott hotel in steamy nether Los Angeles last week as four of 15 former screen Tarzans and three of 19 ex-Janes got together to celebrate the centenary of Author Edgar Rice Burroughs' birth. The lung-busting bellow was uttered by beefy Johnny Weissmuller, now 71 and 250 lbs., who starred in twelve Tarzan movies opposite four Janes; he and Tarzan No. 13, Jock Mahoney, 56, got together to heft a shapely Rent-A-Jane in a rippling display of one-apemanship. How far did Tarzan and Jane—uh—actually go in...

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