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Jungle Jim is a 1937 Universal serial film based on Jungle Jim, the comic strip by Alex Raymond. Grant Withers starred as Jungle Jim, and Henry Brandon played the villainous Cobra.

Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byFord Beebe
Clifford Smith
(as Cliff Smith)
Produced byBen Koenig
Henry MacRae
Screenplay byWyndham Gittens
Norman S. Hall
Ray Trampe
Based onAlex Raymond
(based on the King Features comic by)
StarringGrant Withers
Betty Jane Rhodes
Raymond Hatton
Evelyn Brent
Harry Brandon
CinematographyJerome Ash
(as Jerry Ash)
Edited byLouis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Edward Todd
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • January 18, 1937 (1937-01-18)
Running time
12 chapters
(232 minutes)
CountryUnited States



Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune. One safari, led by Jungle Jim, wants to make sure she gets the news that she is now a rich woman and escort her back to civilisation. The leaders of the other safari want to kill the girl so they can try to get hold of her inheritance themselves...



Jungle Jim was based on Alex Raymond's Jungle Jim comic strip.[1]

Chapter titlesEdit

  1. Into the Lion's Den
  2. The Cobra Strikes
  3. The Menacing Hand
  4. The Killer's Trail
  5. The Bridge of Terror
  6. Drums of Doom
  7. The Earth Trembles
  8. The Killer Lion
  9. The Devil Bird
  10. Descending Doom
  11. In the Cobra's Castle
  12. The Last Safari[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "2. In Search of Ammunition". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 18. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
  2. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 216. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.

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Preceded by
Ace Drummond (1936)
Universal Serial
Jungle Jim (1937)
Succeeded by
Secret Agent X-9 (1937)