A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United ... See full summary »
A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United States to claim her inheritance. There are several people, with vested interests, who stand to gain something if she is shown not to be the missing heir. Written by
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »
I, too, have wished for years that I could see this movie again. I was about eight when I saw it. Richard Denning, as Jackra, did lure the renegade elephant to follow him to a cliff. He swung out over the cliff on a vine, ala Tarzan, and the elephant charged over the cliff. I seem to remember he had a tame lion or tiger that had jumped on the back of the elephant, but that was thrown to its death. I probably cried at that. This scene has stuck in my mind for more than 50 years, and I would really love to see it again. I could remember the title, but never could find a plot summary that mentioned this scene.
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