“Jungle Man” is an adventure film released in 1941, directed by Harry L. Fraser. The film stars Buster Crabbe as Jungle Jim, a fearless guide and adventurer in the African jungle.
The story begins with a group of ivory hunters who are searching for a rare and valuable white elephant. Jungle Jim comes to the aid of the hunters when they are attacked by a tribe of hostile natives. Along the way, Jim encounters the beautiful Joan Redmond (played by Julie London), whose father has been kidnapped by a rival tribe.
Jim agrees to help rescue Redmond’s father and embarks on a dangerous journey deep into the jungle. The group encounters a variety of dangers including wild animals, treacherous terrain, and hostile tribes. As they progress, they discover a plot to exploit the native population and are forced to take action to stop it.
The film is filled with exciting action sequences and showcases Crabbe’s athleticism and bravery. It also features themes of colonialism, exploitation, and the importance of respecting indigenous cultures. Overall, “Jungle Man” is a thrilling adventure film that transports the audience to the exotic and dangerous world of the African jungle.
Harry L. Fraser
Buster Crabbe, Charles Middleton, Sheila Darcy