A three-hour tour with ‘King of the Freaks’ Johnny Eck

Image courtesy of Scott Reboul

Carnival sensation Johnny Eck’s severely truncated stature did not deter him from being crowned “The Most Remarkable Man Alive” in the 1930s by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Prompted by a dose of eBay browsing serendipity, a twilight expedition to the retired Tarzan Escapes actor’s modest Baltimore home is fondly etched in stone by committed Three Stooges researcher Scott Reboul, incidentally a…



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