Ivory poachers, headed by Lyra the She-Devil, Vargo and Fidel, capture a native tribe to carry their loot. Tarzan intervenes and is captured. Jane is also captured and believed killed, so ... See full summary »
Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The ... See full summary »
Tarzan leads five passengers from a downed airplane out of the jungle. En route white hunter Hawkins tries to sell them to the Oparian chief. Captured by the Oparians and nearly sacrificed ... See full summary »
H. Bruce Humberstone
George Harland and his daughter Pat are photographers who discover a wild boy in the jungle. When Pat become lost, Bomba brings her back, overcoming plagues of locusts, forest fires and fierce wild animals.
Peggy Ann Garner,
A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the ... See full summary »
Boy is away at school in England. The high priest is trying to force a young girl to marry an evil pearl trader posing as the god Balu. She escapes, is recaptured and is finally rescued by ... See full summary »
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.Written by
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Alex Raymond was the co-creator of the "Jungle Jim" newspaper strip in 1934, but King Features owned the character. There was no writer's created mention on this film. Instead, there is the following: "Based upon the newspaper feature 'Jungle Jim', owned and copyrighted by King Features Syndicate which appears regularly in "Puck", the Comic Weekly. See more »
Half way through the safari, Jungle Jim's hat changes from a common fedora hat to a more appropriate jungle type hat with a white puggaree. See more »
If You needed to watch One Jungle Jim Movie to see what was what, this, the First would be as good as Any. It started a string of 13 JJ Films and a short lived TV Series.
Hanging up his Tarzan Loincloth for a Safari Outfit, Johnny Weissmuller strings a few sentences together but not without some difficulty as He is off through the Jungle to find out about a Mysterious Drug that might be a cure for Polio, and locate some Devil Doctors.
Of course the Nobility of the Cute as Pi Scientist, a Pre-Modern Feminist (Virginia Grey), and Our Hero, has to be Undermined by a Villain that cares little about eradicating Disease and more about Treasure. Here that is Personified by George (TV Superman) Reeves. It is all by the Numbers and it Adds up to hand to hand Battles with Aquatic Reptiles, Jungle Cats, and stampeding Elephants.
For Comedy Relief there is too much Dog(?) footage, but the Pet Crow named Caw Caw (Ha Ha) is Enchanting Enough. The Low-Budget Quickness is ever Apparent, but Kids at the Time didn't seem to mind.
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