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Jungle Mystery (1932)

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In Africa, two hunters meet a girl and her father who are searching for her lost brother. Their search is complicated by rival hunters who are after ivory and by a tribe of hostile natives.



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Cast overview:
Tom Tyler ...
Cecilia Parker ...
William Desmond ...
Mr. Morgan
Philo McCullough ...
Fred Oakes
Belle Waldron
Sam Baker ...
Onslow Stevens ...
Tom Morgan
Frank Lackteen ...
Native Guide
Francis Ford ...
Morgan's Missing Brother
Peggy Watts ...
Native Girl
James A. Marcus ...


While hunting in Africa, American Kirk Montgomery (Tom Tyler) and his friend Fred Oakes ('Noah Beery Jr')encounter Shillow (Philo McCullough), a rival hunter who is searching for a vast store of ivory. Kirk and Fred meet Barbara Morgan ('Cecilia Parker' and her father (William Desmond)who are seeking her missing brother, Tom Morgan (Onslow Stevens). They all team up. Shillow and his gang, which includes Belle Waldron (Carmelita Geraghty), a treacherous adventuress, do their best to obstruct and discourage the Morgan party. Written by Les Adams <>

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Action | Adventure






Release Date:

12 September 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Misterios de la selva  »

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(12 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Into the Dark Continent

  • 2. The Ivory Trail

  • 3. The Death Stream

  • 4. Poisoned Fangs

  • 5. The Mystery Cavern

  • 6. Daylight Doom

  • 7. The Jaws of Death

  • 8. Trapped by the Enemy

  • 9. The Jungle Terror

  • 10.Ambushed!

  • 11.The Lion's Fury

  • 12.Buried Treasure

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There's one copy out there somewhere!
10 May 2008 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Although various sources claim that this serial is "lost", I clearly remember watching all 12 episodes on Sunday morning television, c. 1981, on the Halifax, Nova Scotia, affiliate of CBC. The serials they showed might have belonged to a local collector, so there might be a copy out there somewhere. Even as a kid, I realized that it was a pretty creaky story and the portrayal of black Africans was pathetic even by 1930s standards. What also stuck in my head at the time was that the young hot-headed nephew (?) in the story was Noah Beery,Jr, who, c. 1981, was still popular as Jim Rockford's father in the Rockford Files.

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