30 Jan Jungle Girl Episode 1 – “Death By Voodoo”
In 1941, Republic thrilled audiences with perhaps the best jungle serial ever produced. This thrilling adventure was based loosely on the famous novel “Jungle Girl” written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It starred Frances Gifford as the beautiful Nyoka, Tom Neal as the heroic Jack Stanton, and Trevor Bardette and Gerald Mohr as their villainous adversaries. Jungle Girl is packed with thrilling cliffhangers as opposing sides fought from chapter to chapter for a fortune of diamonds hidden in the African jungle. With Helen Thurston and David Sharpe providing incredible stunt work, Nyoka swings through the jungle on vines with Tarzan-like agility, dives from cliffs into alligator-filled lakes, wrestles with man-eating lions, and battles quicksand throughout all fifteen exciting episodes!