Jungle Jim

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure

Weissmuller found himself another niche as "Jungle Jim," after his parting with the more familiar Tarzan series, or, as one reviewer put it, he became "Tarzan in clothes." Based on a comic book character, this picture was the first of a string of successful Saturday matinee films. Weissmuller fights wild animals, sea serpents, and a witch doctor in an effort...read more

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Weissmuller found himself another niche as "Jungle Jim," after his parting with the more familiar Tarzan series, or, as one reviewer put it, he became "Tarzan in clothes." Based on a comic book character, this picture was the first of a string of successful Saturday matinee films.

Weissmuller fights wild animals, sea serpents, and a witch doctor in an effort to get a special potion which can be used to fight infantile paralysis. Tarzan with a social conscience.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Weissmuller found himself another niche as "Jungle Jim," after his parting with the more familiar Tarzan series, or, as one reviewer put it, he became "Tarzan in clothes." Based on a comic book character, this picture was the first of a string of successfu… (more)

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