Can you ID this Duesenberg with Tarzan Johnny Weissmuller?

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16 Jan 2019 04:47 #36451 by Joel
Johnny with Lupe Velez and a Duesenberg J. Does anyone know the car or the story? Thanks, Joel


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16 Jan 2019 04:52 - 16 Jan 2019 04:53 #36452 by mikespeed35
Looks like Johnny has a skirt on??? And needs new tires.
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16 Jan 2019 05:04 #36453 by Joel
Even if he does wear a skirt, I still wouldn't want to tangle with him. (:

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16 Jan 2019 16:04 #36458 by RandyEma
Hello That is J449 Murphy Beverly which belonged to Johnny Car did not survive the war. R
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16 Jan 2019 16:41 #36460 by Joel
Thanks Randy, you are an amazing resource!

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17 Jan 2019 00:53 #36464 by Joel
Well, some research turns up more info. It looks like the engine from Tarzans J ended up in the Nethercutt collection. Here are some pics I took in 2013:



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