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Me Cheeta : The Autobiography / James Lever

By: Lever, James
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2008 c2008Description: xvi, 320 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 0007280165; 9780007280162 Subject(s): Cheeta (Chimpanzee) -- Fiction | Animals in motion pictures -- Fiction | Chimpanzees -- Fiction | Tarzan films -- Fiction | Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction | May2011DDC classification: 827.92 Summary: Parody of a Hollywood "tell-all" biography purported to be written by the chimpanzee animal star, Cheeta, who supposedly played opposite Johnny Weissmuller in Tarzan films, Ronald Reagan in Bedtime for Bonzo, and Rex Harrison in Dr. Doolittle, and survives to paint in retirement in Palm Springs. (Research has established that the chimp's first owner was known to be a teller of tall tales and that this chimp was not one of the many different chimps that were used in those films.)
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Includes filmography (p. 303) and index.

Parody of a Hollywood "tell-all" biography purported to be written by the chimpanzee animal star, Cheeta, who supposedly played opposite Johnny Weissmuller in Tarzan films, Ronald Reagan in Bedtime for Bonzo, and Rex Harrison in Dr. Doolittle, and survives to paint in retirement in Palm Springs. (Research has established that the chimp's first owner was known to be a teller of tall tales and that this chimp was not one of the many different chimps that were used in those films.)

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