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Jungle Manhunt (1951)

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Football player Bob Miller, played by an actual football player, is lost in the jungle. Who else to find him but Jungle Jim.

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Bob Waterfield ...
Bob Miller
Sheila Ryan ...
Anne Lawrence
Rick Vallin ...
Matusa Chief Bono
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Dr. Mitchell Heller
Tamba ...
Tamba the Chimp
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After Jungle Jim rescues Anne Lawrence from deadly rapids, he learns that she is looking for one-time football hero Bob Miller who disappeared 9 years before when his military flight disappeared over the jungle. There are problems in the area and tribes are being attacked and enslaved by the Skeleton Men. They learn that a white man with a gun is leading the Skeleton Men and Anne fears that it might be Miller. The tribesmen are being put into forced labor in a mine and Jim sets out to rescue them. Along the way they will meet strange creatures and eventually be taken prisoner themselves. Jim finds a way out. Written by garykmcd

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4 October 1951 (USA)  »

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Caccia all'uomo nella jungla  »

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In an early scene when Miss Lawrence first meets Jungle Jim after he saves her from drowning, she's admiring his features, and asks him to 'turn your head to the right', to which he turns his head left! See more »

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Good Jungle Jim Adventure
24 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better Jungle Jim entries.Although still low-budget with the usual stock footage it has some good things goibg for it.First of all,Johnny Weissmuller looks quite fit and shows off his physique twice in the film.He looked better here,than in his last Tarzan film.Sheila Ryan as Ann the lady photographer is a beautiful and spunky co-star.She looks lovely in a sarong in a scene where she is getting cozy with the lost football player,Bob Waterfield.(a real-life player).Also along for the ride are Rick Vallin as Jim's native friend,Tamba the Chimp and that great B-actor Lyle Talbot as the villain.A predictable JIM adventure,but still a lot of fun.


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