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The Lost Tribe (1949)

Approved | | Adventure | May 1949 (USA)
Jungle Jim fights a lion and sharks trying to save an African village from those who would despoil it.

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Jungle Jim rescues a beautiful native girl, Li Wanna, who is being chased by two sailors. She comes from a hidden village and the men were using her to find it. Jim visits the village and learns they are rich in diamonds. The village elder gives Jim a bag of diamonds which he wants delivered to the men looking for them. A bag of diamonds will not satisfy them however. Along the way, Jungle Jim faces several challenges. Written by garykmcd

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La tribu perdue  »

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The fight between Jungle Jim and the shark is patently phony. The shark shown swimming and darting around is grainy and very obvious stock footage, and when Jungle Jim is shown fighting the shark, it is a very obvious prop, most likely rubber. See more »

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Followed by Valley of Head Hunters (1953) See more »

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Below average, even for a Jungle Jim movie.

With the exception of CAPTIVE GIRL, this may be the worst film in the entire "Jungle Jim" series. This film is below average even for a Jungle Jim movie, and the average was pretty low to begin with. The plot is a rehash of the previous film, JUNGLE JIM (1948); bad guys from the outside want to pillage a lost city in the jungle. The city is supposed to be in some far off remote region of Africa, but judging from the film, its about an hours walk from a populated port town. This film is loaded with all kinds of plot contrivances and elements that don't ring true, even for a Jungle Jim movie. The only thing of interest is the exciting ( and pretty bizarre) final confrontation with the bad guys.


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