Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 26, 1939

Tarzan Finds a Son (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Not stork-borne, this son is the adopted survivor of an airliner wreck on Tarzan's own African escarpment. Reared by Tarzan's mate, Maureen O'Sullivan, on antelope milk, the youngster at five looks like Johnny Weissmuller through the wrong end of an opera glass. He swims like a loon, rides turtles and elephants, fights lions singlehanded, lives just the life every tree-climbing young Tarzan-imitator yearns for.

In real life the young Tarzan (called Boy in the film) is five-year-old John Sheffield, son of English Actor Reginald Sheffield, who once had...

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