Did the Real-Life Tarzan Dive Off Burney Falls?



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The pic isn't Weissmuller.

This is a later Tarzan. Here's Weissmuller: https://www.google.com/search?q=johnny+weissmuller&client=safari&rls=en&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjYi9ndoPnXAhWHLmMKHSHOBn0Q_AUICigB&biw=1680&bih=874#imgrc=tDUEcBoM4ZpK0M:

Local more than 1 year ago

The pic isn't Weismuller

After hearing the story about Tarzan (Gordon Scott in 1958, not Weismuller) diving from the falls and imitators killing themselves trying to duplicate the dive, I looked at the actual movie involved, Tarzan's Fight For Life. In the movie, Tarzan does NOT dive from the top of the falls. He has that movie's version of boy send a canoe over the top (an obviously superimposed image of the canoe plunging into the pool) while Tarzan waits below, then Gordon Scott dives into the pool from the shore to recover the canoe now floating in the pool.

A Stevens 141 days ago