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    The new Tarzan

    Has anybody seen this yet? I' am telling my age here, but, I used to love the old Tarzan tv series with Johnny Weismuller. I know this movie wont be anything like that, but wouldn't mind watching it if it isn't too terrible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmygdaughters View Post
    Has anybody seen this yet? I' am telling my age here, but, I used to love the old Tarzan tv series with Johnny Weismuller. I know this movie wont be anything like that, but wouldn't mind watching it if it isn't too terrible.
    I have not seen it, but I know a couple of people who have, and they liked it.

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    I saw it at the Theater and liked it! It is very well put together, with all sorts of action and such. I think it turned out very good...in fact I just bought it on ebay, with free shipping for $7.25 (DVD and Blu Ray, & Digital) Added it to my collection. Pretty decent "love story" as such!

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    I liked the fact that it is not an origin story, it's an event that takes place in his later life with only a few flashbacks to provide background for the 4 or 5 people in the world that don't know Tarzan's story.

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    FYI: I have the entire Johnny Weismiller Tarzan set on remastered DVD's. A little trivia: In Tarzan goes to New York (to re acquire Boy) they show him diving off a Huge Bridge into the water. Well this part was filmed in San Francisco, off the San Francisco Bay Bridge; and he is one of the ONLY few to survive this dive. Most people die going off the bridge... He did it himself!

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    Watched it over the weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. All the characters were great but, I think the bad guy was played exceptionally well. May consider purchasing it to add to the collection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmygdaughters View Post

    I' am telling my age here, but, I used to love the old Tarzan tv series with Johnny Weismuller.




    you are old

    [I'm right there with you, I just turned 51]
    Weíre tempted to suggest a conspiracy here ó but itís just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply canít conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stew77 View Post
    Well this part was filmed in San Francisco, off the San Francisco Bay Bridge; and he is one of the ONLY few to survive this dive. Most people die going off the bridge... He did it himself!



    Johnny Weismiller - wasn't he an Olympic Swimmer ?
    Weíre tempted to suggest a conspiracy here ó but itís just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply canít conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GURPS View Post


    you are old

    [I'm right there with you, I just turned 51]
    Well, there is a 10 year difference...I'm not saying which way though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmygdaughters View Post
    Well, there is a 10 year difference...I'm not saying which way though.
    Weíre tempted to suggest a conspiracy here ó but itís just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply canít conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

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