Continued Next Week-Comic Strip/Book Characters

USA-produced, theatrical-released, cliffhanger Serials based on characters that appeared in newspaper comic strips (daily and/or Sunday comic sections) or characters that were created for comic books.

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1.
Tailspin Tommy (1934)
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A young mechanic gets a job with a small airline, which he helps win a mail contract. A rival airline... (248 mins.)
“ A young mechanic gets a job with a small airline, which he helps win a mail contract. A rival airline plots to destroy it in order to get the contracts for itself. ” - horn-5
 
2.
Tailspin Tommy in The Great Air Mystery (1935)
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A 12-episode serial in which Tailspin Tommy evades volcanoes, anti-aircraft shells, and time bombs as... (236 mins.)
Director: Ray Taylor
“ A 12-episode serial in which Tailspin Tommy evades volcanoes, anti-aircraft shells, and time bombs as he foils a plan by corrupt profiteers to steal an island's oil reserves. ” - horn-5
 
3.
Secret Agent X-9 (1937)
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A secret agent goes after the gang that stole the crown jewels of a European monarchy. (294 mins.)
“ .In Chapter One (Modern Pirates), the G-Men learn that "Brenda", notorious jewel thief, is heading for the United States, to steal the Belgravian crown jewels currently on exhibit. The gems are placed on a ship bound for Belgravia, the guard is murdered and the jewels stolen. Secret Agent X-9 trails Blackstone, one of the gang, who hides the gems in a safe deposit vault of a bank. He takes the bank receipt to an art shop, where Marker, an accomplice, conceals it between an oil painting and its frame. X-9 arrests Blackstone and pursues Marker, and leaps into the speedboat Marker is getting away in. The speedboat crashes in to a buoy...see Chapter Two at this theatre next week. Shara Graustark) and Baron Michael Karsten, embassy attaché responsible for the jewels, show up next week and the remaining chapters deal with the recovery of the jewels and the unmasking of the mysterious "Brenda". Charters 9 through 12 find Brenda masquerading as the Baron and this complicates things for X-9 and, of course, the Baron. ” - horn-5
 
4.
Ace Drummond (1936)
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This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker... (255 mins.)
“ This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles. ” - horn-5
 
5.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth. (245 mins.)
“ A rogue planet is 'rushing madly toward the earth.' Impending doom creates worldwide pandemonium. But maverick scientist Dr. Zarkov hopes to stay disaster by travelling to the new planet in his experimental rocket. Two chance-met strangers, athletic Flash Gordon and damsel in distress Dale Arden, go with him. Arrived, the trio find Mongo to be a planet of wonders, warring factions, and deadly perils, its orbit controlled by Emperor Ming who has his own sinister plans for earth. Can our heroes, armed only with science and sex appeal, stop him? ” - horn-5
 
6.
Dick Tracy (1937)
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (290 mins.)
“ A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. ” - horn-5
 
7.
Radio Patrol (1937)
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A young radio cop and a beautiful girl try to stop an international criminal gang from getting their hands on the formula for a new bulletproof steel. (242 mins.)
“ A young radio cop and a beautiful girl try to stop an international criminal gang from getting their hands on the formula for a new bulletproof steel. ” - horn-5
 
8.
Tim Tyler's Luck (1937)
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A 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Lora... (212 mins.)
“ Two teenage boys join Africa's Ivory Patrol, a police force with a mission of wiping out poachers and other low-lifes who tend to show up in African jungles. ” - horn-5
 
9.
Jungle Jim (1937)
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Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune... (232 mins.)
“ .Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune. One safari, led by Jungle Jim, wants to make sure she gets the news that she is now a rich woman. The leaders of the other safari want to kill the girl so they can try to get hold of her inheritance. ” - horn-5
 
10.
Dick Tracy Returns (1938)
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Dick Tracy battles spies and saboteurs in his efforts to bring to justice the Stark gang, a criminal family led by the vicious Pa Stark. (260 mins.)
“ Dick Tracy battles spies and saboteurs in his efforts to bring to justice the Stark gang, a criminal family led by the vicious Pa Stark. ” - horn-5
 
11.
Red Barry (1938)
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A famous detective sets out to discover who stole $2 million in bonds. (256 mins.)
“ "Red Barry" was the 40th sound-era serial produced by Universal Pictures (followed "Flaming Frontiers" and preceded "Scouts To the Rescue"), and was based in the Will Gould comic strip distributed to newspapers by King Features Syndicated, Inc. It was the third of five serials from Universal starring Buster Crabbe, and while the plot only revolves around two million dollars in bonds and soon evolves into a game of "Bonds, Bonds, Who Has the Bonds?", it has so many groups, and their armies of henchmen, acquiring and re-acquiring the bonds that, in a chapter or two, the people who have the bonds don't appear to know they are the current holders. Wing Fu, brings the bonds to the USA to buy war planes for an unnamed county, and quickly loses them to Quong Lee, a Eurasian underworld chief, but they are re-taken in chapter two by Red Barry. Ballet dancer Natacha, representing a ruthless group of Russians, acquires them in chapter three, but Barry gets them back in chapter four. Hong Kong Cholly, an agent for Wing Fu, goes after Barry to get the bonds, but isn't successful, and is killed in chapter nine. Valentine Vane, aka Harry Dicer, a criminal investigator, takes the bonds from Barry in chapter six, but Quong Lee re-acquires them again in chapter seven. Lyceum Theatre (where Natacha dances) manager C. E. Mannix pops up with them in chapter eight, and the question of the day is how did he get them from Quong Lee? The answer is , though portrayed by two different people, William Ruhl and Frank Lackteen, Mannix and Quong Lee, for the "storyline" are one and the same as the Oriental makeup is only a disguise. The next question is why would anyone want to look like Frank Lackteen ? Two Russians, Petrov and Igor grab the bonds in chapter nine, but Barry just as quickly grabs them back. But Wing Fu has them in chapter ten, Mannix gets them again in chapter eleven, hides them in Natacha's trunk in chapter twelve, only to have Vane steal them, and Mannix promptly shoots Vane in chapter thirteen and gets them again. ” - horn-5
 
12.
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
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When a deadly Nitron ray strikes Earth, Flash Gordon and his friends travel to Mars to battle Ming the Merciless and his new ally Queen Azura. (299 mins.)
“ Flash, Dale, and Dr. Zarkov return from their former space adventures only to find that their enemy, Ming the Merciless of planet Mongo, has a new weapon: a deadly ray that crosses space to wreak havoc on earth. Earth's only hope is for our heroes to take off again and stop the ray at its source on Mars, where they (and a stowaway) must battle Ming's ally, Queen Azura, who turns her enemies into lumpish clay people. Can they survive 15 chapters of deadly perils? Find out next week... ” - horn-5
 
13.
Buck Rogers (1939)
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A 20th Century pilot named Buck Rogers and his young friend Buddy Wade awake from 500 years in suspended animation to find that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane. (237 mins.)
“ Buck Rogers and Buddy Wade are in the middle of a trans-polar dirigible flight when they are caught in a blizzard and crash. Buddy then releases a special gas to keep them in suspended animation until a rescue party can arrive. However, an avalanche covers the craft and the two are in suspended animation for 500 years. When they are found, they awake to find out that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane. Along with Lieutenant Wilma Deering, Buck and Buddy join in the fight to overthrow Kane. grip. ” - horn-5
 
14.
Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939)
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A mad doctor named Zanoff uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison. Dick Tracy sets out to capture Zanoff before he can put his criminal gang back together again. (302 mins.)
“ A mad doctor named Zanoff uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison. Dick Tracy sets out to capture Zanoff before he can put his criminal gang back together again. ” - horn-5
 
15.
Mandrake, the Magician (1939)
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Mandrake and his assistant Lothar are working the cruise lines and make the acquaintance of Professor Houston who has developed a radium energy machine, which is much coveted by a masked Crime Lord known as "The Wasp". (215 mins.)
“ Mandrake the Magician, the world's foremost exponent of mind over matter. The serial does allow Mandrake to discard his tie and tails when he isn't performing professionally, but out of his top hat and cloak, he is mainly a fist-slugging detective. Mandrake and Luthor are working the cruise lines and meet Professor Hudson who has developed a radium energy machine, which is much coveted by "The Wasp", who sends his hordes of henchmen in waves to steal the invention, and they blow up a radio station, a power plant and a dam pdq just to show they mean business. Mandrake is reunited with Hudson's daughter Betty, while Luthor, as usual, is saddled with putting up the props. ” - horn-5
 
16.
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Zarkov return to the planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death, which wreaking destruction on Earth. However, Ming the Merciless has other plans for them. (220 mins.)
“ A mysterious plague, the Purple Death, ravages the earth. Dr. Zarkov, investigating in his spaceship, finds a ship from planet Mongo seeding the atmosphere with dust. Sure enough, Ming the Merciless is up to his old tricks. So it's back to Mongo for Flash, Dale, and Zarkov, this time with ready-made allies waiting: Prince Barin of Arboria and Queen Fria of the frozen northern land of Frigia; where, it so happens, is found polarite, antidote to the plague. But Ming will use all his forces to keep our heroes from thwarting his plans of conquest... ” - horn-5
 
17.
Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)
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Mesquite banker Calvin Drake plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory... (205 mins.)
“ .Mesquite banker Calvin Drake plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation against the ranchers, Ira Withers is killed and Red Ryder and his father, Colonel Tom Ryder, form an organization to drive the gunmen and outlaws out of the territory. Colonel Ryder is killed by One-Eye Chapin and Red vows vengeance. Sheriff Dade is in league with the Drake faction, including Ace Hanlon.
The poster shown here is from the feature series, and shows Bill Elliott and Robert(Bobby) Blake, who are not in the serial. ” - horn-5
 
18.
Terry and the Pirates (1940)
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Dr. Herbert Lee (John Paul Jones), an archaeologist seeking to decipher ancient Mara inscriptions, is aided by his son... (300 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
“ Dr. Herbert Lee (John Paul Jones), an archaeologist seeking to decipher ancient Mara inscriptions, is aided by his son, Terry (William Tracy), and Terry's pal, Pat Ryan (Jeff York), and Normandie Drake (Joyce Bryant). Fang (Dick Curtis), a jungle pirate and warlord,plots to kill The Dragon Lady (Sheila Darcy), Queen of the Temple of Mara, and seize the treasures of her ancestors. Both Fang and The Dragon Lady have sworn death for any foreign intruders.

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19.
King of the Royal Mounted (1940)
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Canadian Tom Merritt has discovered a substance, Compound X, that will cure infantile paralysis, which he extracts from a mine at Caribou... (211 mins.)
“ Canadian Tom Merritt has discovered a substance, Compound X, that will cure infantile paralysis, which he extracts from a mine at Caribou, Canada. A country at war with Canada (unnamed because while Canada and the British Empire were at war with Germany, the USA "officially" wasn't in 1940) discovers that Compound X also contains magnetic properties which will make their mines effective against the British fleet, and dispatch one of their intelligence officers, John Kettler, to work undercover to ensure a steady stream of Compound X for the Fatherland. RCMP Major Ross King is killed in a fray against Kettler's henchmen, and his son, RCMP Sergeant Dave King continues on in his place in command of the Mountie post. ” - horn-5
 
20.
Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
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To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a teenage boy named Billy Batson is given the power to become an adult superhero, Captain Marvel, with a single magic word: "Shazam!" (216 mins.)
“ On a scientific expedition to Siam young Billy Batson is given the ability to change himself into the super-powered Captain Marvel by the wizard Shazam, who tells him his powers will last only as long as the Golden Scorpion idol is threatened. Finding the idol, the scientists realize it could be the most powerful weapon in the world and remove the lenses that energize it, distributing them among themselves so that no one would be able to use the idol by himself. Back in the US, Billy Batson, as Captain Marvel, wages a battle against an evil, hooded figure, the Scorpion, who hopes to accumulate all five lenses, thereby gaining control of the super-powerful weapon. ” - horn-5
 
21.
Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. (1941)
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Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible. (263 mins.)
“ America's greatest detective hurls defiance into the shadows of the Underworld in his search for murderous criminals who threaten New York's destruction. He goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible. ” - horn-5
 
22.
Don Winslow of the Navy (1942)
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US naval officer Don Winslow is given command of the islands near Pearl Harbor. He discovers that there... (237 mins.)
“ US naval officer Don Winslow is given command of the islands near Pearl Harbor. He discovers that there is a ring of saboteurs and enemy agents who are trying to destroy ships carrying supplies to the troops stationed in the islands and sabotage the war effort. He sets out with his trusted assistant and two beautiful women to find the mastermind behind these nefarious activities. ” - horn-5
 
23.
Spy Smasher (1942)
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Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America. (215 mins.)
Director: William Witney
“ Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America. ” - horn-5
 
24.
The Phantom (1943)
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Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates) search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz... (299 mins.)
Director: B. Reeves Eason
“ Professor Davidson and his daughter Diana search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a local crook, Singapore Smith and Dr. Max Bremmer , a Nazi agent who plans to destroy the peace in which the native tribes have been living and build a secret German air base at Zoloz. But Diana's fiancé Godfrey Prescott, who is also The Phantom, feared and respected by the natives as The Ghost Who Walks, circumvents the traps and schemes of the villains. ” - horn-5
 
25.
The Adventures of Smilin' Jack (1943)
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Just before World War II, the Chinese and American governments mount a joint operation to prevent the Germans and Japanese from taking over the strategic island of Mandon. (265 mins.)
“ This pre-war entry set in China has Nazi agents and Japanse soldiers and sailors lurking everywhere and all taking orders from an unknown Nazi agent. Smilin' Jack could have done this in less than 13 chapters if he hadn't kept telling the Nazi agent what his next step was going to be. ” - horn-5
 
26.
Batman (1943)
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Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies. (260 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
“ The Batman/Bruce Wayne and his young assistant, Robin the Boy Wonder/Dick Grayson hit on the trail of a Japanese sabotage ring, when Bruce's girl friend, Linda Page (Shirley Patterson), asks him to help her free her uncle, Martin Warren (Gus Glassmire, who has been abducted by the sabotage ring. Dr. Tito Daka,leader of the gang, plans to steal the city's supply of radium, forces Warren to locate the vault where it is stored. Daka sends his henchmen, along with a zombie, which he controls by the means of a special microphone, to steal the precious metal, but Batman follows and succeeds in routing the gang in a terrific battle. One of the captured henchmen reveals the radium was to have been taken to The House of the Open Door. Disguised, the dauntless duo, Batman and Robin, visit that hideout and find Linda bound, gagged and unconscious. Linda is rescued. Daka transforms Warren into a zombie, and plots the derailment of a heavily laden supply train, but, once again, he is thwarted by the crime-fighter and his young pal. Trap and counter-trap follow in breath-taking rapidity, as the Batman and the Japanese agent who would steal America's Victory Plans wage all-out war on each other. ” - horn-5
 
27.
Captain America (1944)
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations. (244 mins.)
“ Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations. ” - horn-5
 
28.
Superman (1948)
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady. (244 mins.)
“ Jor-El (Nelson Leigh), a scientist on the planet Krypton rockets his infant son to Earth just before Krypton explodes. The boy is found on Earth by a farmer, Eben Kent (Ed Cassidy) and his wife, Martha (Virginia Carroll) and they name him Clark Kent (Kirk Alyn). When Clark grows up, his foster father asks him to use his amazing super powers only for good. The mild-mannered Clark gets a job on the Daily Planet as a reporter. Superman (Kirk Alyn') soon tangles with The Spider Lady (Carol Forman), who considers herself Queen of the Underworld. Meanwhile, a fragment from the planet Krypton reaches earth and falls in her possession. It is the only substance that can render Superman helpless. ” - horn-5
 
29.
Batman and Robin (1949)
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind. (263 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
“ Batman (Robert Lowery) and Robin-The Boy Wonder (Johnny Duncan), whose real identities are Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson, are asked to help by Police Commissioner Jim Gordon (Lyle Talbot)of Gotham City in his search for a Remote-Control machine stolen by a mysterious, cloaked-and-hooded figure known only as The Wizard. The machine was invented by eccentric Professor Hammil ('William Fawcett'), aided by his valet, Carter (Leonard Penn). ” - horn-5
 
30.
Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
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Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans. (252 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
“ Lex Luthor, secretly the Atom Man, is blackmailing the city of Metropolis by threatening to destroy the entire community. Perry White, editor of "The Daily Planet", assigns Lois Lane, Jimmy Olson and Clark Kent/Superman to cover the story. Luthor invents a number of deadly devices to plague the city, including a disintegrating machine which can reduce people to their basic atoms and reassemble them in another place. But Superman manages to thwart each scheme. Since Kryptonite can rob Superman of his powers, Luthor decides to create a synthetic Kryptonite and putters about obtaining the necessary ingredients: plutonium, radium and the undefined 'etc.'(in order to keep viewers from trying this at home). Luthor places the Kryptonite at the launching of a ship, with Superman in attendance. ” - horn-5
 
31.
Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)
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Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis... (242 mins.)
“ A flying squadron of World War Two veterans, The International Brotherhood, led by Blackhawk (Kirk Alyn), an organization dedicated to the freedom of mankind worldwide, uncovers an underworld gang, led by the notorious Laska (Carol Forman) who reports to a mystery man known as The Leader (Michael Fox), and sets about bringing the criminals to justice. ” - horn-5
 
32.
Secret Agent X-9 (1945)
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American, Chinese and Australian agents join forces to stop the Nazis from obtaining the formula for synthetic fuel. (246 mins.)
“ Secret agents from America (Lloyd Bridges), China (Keye Luke) and Australia (Jan Wiley) team up to keep the German and Japanese from getting the formula for a synthetic fuel. ” - horn-5
 
33.
Jungle Girl (1941)
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Dr. John Meredith has been driven from civilization by the criminal activities of his twin brother Bradley Meredith... (267 mins.)
“ Dr. John Meredith has been driven from civilization by the criminal activities of his twin brother Bradley Meredith. With his infant daughter, he settles in the African jungle, where his ability to cure the native ills has resulted in his virtual control of the Masamba tribes, who possess vast diamond mines coveted by a gang of crooks. They use Shamba, a witch doctor jealous of Dr. Meredith's influence over the tribe, to further their schemes. They lure Dr. Meredith away from the jungle, and he is murdered by "Slick" Latimer. The natives believe that a sacred amulet is the secret of Dr. Meredith's power, and Shamba attempts to kill Nyoka, Meredith's now-grown-up daughter, to obtain the amulet (which actually contains the secret to the entrance of the Caves of Nakros). Jack Stanton rescues her and assists her in her efforts to recover the amulet. Latimer works with Shamba, and with Bradley Meredith, who poses as his murdered-brother so successfully that even Nyoka does not realize the deception. ” - horn-5
 
34.
Tarzan the Fearless (1933)
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In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes... (200 mins.)
Director: Robert Hill
“ Dr. Brooks is captured by followers of Zar, God of the Jeweled Fingers, but he is soon rescued from their lost city by Tarzan, a while man who was raised in the jungle by apes and speaks no English to speak of. But Tarzan undertakes to locate Brooks' daughter Mary after seeing a photograph of her. Meanwhile, back in the jungle, Mary and Bob Hall are searching for her father. Their guides, Jeff and Nick, are more interested in finding the treasure of Zar and scoring with Mary than finding Dr.Brooks. Jeff is in the possession of a message offering a large reward for Tarzan --- dead or alive. ” - horn-5
 
35.
The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)
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The Green Goddess is a totem worshiped by the primitive natives of a lost city deep in the jungles of Guatemala... (70 mins.)
Director: Edward A. Kull
“ The Green Goddess is a totem worshiped by the primitive natives of a lost city deep in the jungles of Guatemala. It contains both a fortune in jewels and an ancient formula for a super-explosive which could threaten world safety in the wrong hands. From Africa, Major Martling and Ula Vale launch separate expeditions to find the Goddess and place its secrets in safe hands. Ula's fiance died in an earlier attempt at the same goal and she has taken up the trail in his memory against the advice of her lawyer, Hiram Powers, who covets the Goddess for himself and sends Raglan, a mercenary, to get it for him. Aboard their ship to Guatemala is Lord Greystoke - aka Tarzan - on a mission to find his old friend, d'Arnot, whose plane crashed in the vicinity of the same lost city. Tarzan joins forces with Martling, and they reach the lost city in time to save d'Arnot, but lose the Goddess to Raglan. Ula joins Tarzan and Martling in pursuit of Raglan, whence they must contend with the perils of the jungle, Raglan's henchmen, and a party of primitives from the lost city sent to retrieve the Goddess... ” - horn-5