The World's Greatest Athlete

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The World's Greatest Athlete ★★ 1973 (G)

Lame Disney comedy about a Tarzan-like jungle-man (Vincent) recruited by an unsuccessful American college coach (Amos) and his bumbling assistant (Conway). Fun special effects, weak script add up to mediocre family fare. Cameo by Howard Cosell as—who else?—himself. 89m/C VHS, DVD . Jan-Michael Vincent, Tim Conway, John Amos, Roscoe Lee Browne, Dayle Haddon; Cameos: Howard Cosell; D: Robert Scheerer; W: Dee Caruso; M: Marvin Hamlisch.