Locations: The Pall of the Wild

Tropical rains flooded the mock-up Indian village, and bats and bird-sized moths flung themselves into the klieg lights. It was the Brazilian location of Tarzan and the Big River, and ex-National Football League Linebacker Mike Henry, the 14th Tarzan since the film series began in 1918, stood shivering in his thatched hut. Then, girding his loincloth, he swung wildly at a mosquito (thus marring his body makeup) and grumbled: "I took this job on to find out if the movie people really had fun. Now that I know, I'm getting the hell out."

Mike had been hooked when Producer Sy...

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