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Perils of the Jungle (1927)

A young woman and her father search for hidden treasure in the African jungle.



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Cast overview:
Rod Bedford
Brute Hanley
Harry Belmour ...
Alexander Marley (as Harry Belmore)
Frank D. Hutter ...
Renee (as Frank Hutter)


Trekking through African jungles, explorer Rod Bedford and his companion, Joe Marks, are captured by a wild cannibal tribe. Kimpo, a young white boy, whose presence in the jungle is as mysterious as his immunity from the savages is strange, rescues them. The natives hold the boy in superstitious fear. Later, Bedford and Marks come to the camp of Alexander Marley, an archaeologist, who is blinded with fever and is tended by his daughter, Phyllis, and a man named "Brute" Hanley, who has been shipwrecked with them on the African coast. Marley has come to Africa seeking his other daughter, Helen, and her young son, who have been taken captive through the perfidy of a trusted aide to Helen's husband, another scientist. Marley dies but gives Phyllis and Bedford each half a map which will help them locate the savage Bougagou tribe, known as the "tiger men" and who have a great treasure. Hanley tries to steal the map and also has plans to kidnap Phyllis, whose beauty has roused his bestial ... Written by Les Adams <>

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A Super-Serial of Courage and Devotion Among Savage Beasts and Still More Savage Men! (original ad) See more »






Release Date:

1 July 1927 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


All 10 episodes of this serial survive in the UCLA Film and Television Archives. Episode 1: Jungle Trails; Episode 2: The Jungle King; Episode 3: The Elephant's Revenge; Episode 4: At the Lion's Mercy; Episode 5: The Sting of Death; Episode 6: The Trail of Brute; Episode 7: The Feast of Vengeance; Episode 8: The Leopards' Attack; Episode 9: The Tiger Men; Episode 10: One-Eyed Monsters See more »


Edited into The White Gorilla (1945) See more »

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