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Tarzan Loincloth Tug-of-War

Tarzan Loincloth Tug-of-War

There’s a battle brewing in Florida over a piece of fabric that was used to cover a grown man’s crotch while he spent years running, jumping, and swinging on vines. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan of the old Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan films just like anyone else, but this is just a little disgusting:

The son of Tarzan actor Johnny Weissmuller has launched a lawsuit to gain possession of the loincloth worn by his father in the role that made him a star. The skimpy item of clothing was donated to Florida’s Swimming Hall of Fame in the 1960s, together with the five Olympic gold medals that Weissmuller won as an athlete.

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