Jungle Manhunt (1951)

USA,
66m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono (RCA Sound System), English

An American science fiction film directed by Lew Landers.

Plot Summary

helps Anne Lawrence to find missing football hero Bob Miller who has been missing in the African for nine years. They find that local tribes are being attacked the mysterious Skeleton Men who are being led by a white man. As they try to find Miller and free the tribes, the meet several strange creatures.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Lew Landers
Copyright MCMLI [1951] 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 and which appears regularly in The Comic Weekly
Director of Photography: William Whitley
Film Editor: Henry Batista
Musical Director: Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Art Director: Paul Palmentola

Cast
Johnny Weismuller [Jungle Jim]
Bob Waterfield [Bob Miller]
Sheila Ryan [Anne Lawrence]
Rick Vallin [Matusa Chief Bono]
Lyle Talbot [Dr Mitchell Heller]
Tamba [Tamba the chimp]

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)

Sequels
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952)
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)

Includes extracts from
One Million B.C. (1940)

Extracts included in
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.11 p.43

Books

  • The Columbia Checklist: The Feature Films, Cartoons, Serials and Short Subjects of Columbia Pictures, 1922-1988 by Len D. Martin p.164 – credits, review
  • Columbia Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1928-1982 by Michael R. Pitts pp.124-125 – credits, review
  • Columbia Pictures Movie Series by Harry Cohn Years pp.217-218 – credits, review
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.264 – credits
  • by Walt Lee p.236 – credits