Jungle Jim (1948) - Plot Summary Poster



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  • Lady scientist, Hilary Parker is searching for a rare drug to help combat polio. Opportunist Bruce Edwards joins the quest but is actually after gold and buried treasure.

  • Jungle Jim, an African guide and hunter, finds a vial containing a substance that turns out to be a promising cure for polio. Jim leads beautiful scientist Hilary Parker into the jungle in search of the lost city from which the vial is believed to have come. Tagging along is photographer Bruce Edwards, who claims to have been found by the expedition while lost, but who actually seeks the treasure he believes is hidden in the lost city. Finding the lost city, Jim and his companions are confronted by the dangers witch doctors of Zimbalu.

  • A vial is found in indicating the existence of the fabled the Temple of Zimbalu. More importantly, it contains what may be a cure for polio. Led by safari guide Jungle Jim, Dr. Hilary Parker heads out to find the temple and the cure. They face many challenges along the way not the least of which come from adventurer Bruce Edwards who always seems to be around anytime Jungle Jim's life is put in danger. Edwards' interest is solely in finding treasure and he's prepared to pay for with other people's lives. It's up to Jim to stop him.


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