Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952)

35mm film, black and white,
mono (RCA Sound Recording), English

An American fantasy film directed by Lew Landers.

Plot Summary

leads an anthropologist into a lost land of .


Directed by: Lew Landers
Copyright MCMLII [1952] by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Columbia Pictures Corporation presents
Produced by: Sam Katzman
Written for the Screen by: Samuel Newman
Based upon the newspaper feature Jungle Jim owned and copyrighted by King Features Syndicate
Director of Photography: Fayte Browne
Film Editor: Henry Batista
Musical Director: Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Art Director: Paul Palmentola

Johnny Weissmuller [Jungle Jim]
Angela Greene [Linda Roberts]
Jean Willes [Denise]
Lester Matthews [Commissioner Kingston]
William Tannen [Doc Edwards]
George Eldredge [Fred Lewis]
Tamba [Tamba]

Alternative Titles

Entre Homens e Feras – Portugal
The Forbidden Land – working title
La Forêt de la terreur – Canada (French), France
Jim das Selvas – Na Terra Proibida – Brazil
Jim della giungla e gli uomini scimmia – Italy
Prasini kolasis – Greece
Der Schrei aus dem Dschungel – Austria, West Germany
Tarzan Yasak Bölgelerde – Turkey
Na Terra dos Monstros – Brazil
Viidakko-Jim kauhujen maassa – Finland

Sequel to
Jungle Jim (1937)
Jungle Jim (1948)
The Lost Tribe (1949)
Mark of the Gorilla (1950)
Captive Girl (1950)
Pygmy Island (1950)
Fury of the Congo (1951)
Jungle Manhunt (1951)

Voodoo Tiger (1952)
Savage Mutiny (1953)
Valley of Head Hunters (1953)
Killer Ape (1953)
Jungle Man-Eaters (1954)
Cannibal Attack (1954)
Jungle Moon Men (1955)
Devil Goddess (1955)



  • Castle of Frankenstein no.11 p.43
  • Kinematograph Weekly no.2335 (27 March 1952) p.20
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.19 no.220 (May 1952) p.66
  • Motion Picture Herald vol.186 no.10 (8 March 1952) p.1262
  • Today's Cinema vol.78 no.6467 (21 March 1952) p.9
  • Variety 5 March 1952


  • Columbia Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1928-1982 by Michael R. Pitts pp.123-124