Phantom of the Jungle
A Arrow/Lippert Release
/ Paramount Pictures (Foreign territories)
Directed by Spencer Bennet
Written by William Lively and Sherman L. Lowe
Produced by Rudolph C. Flothow
Released in 1955
When some American scientists venture into darkest
Africa, they rile the local natives by stealing a sacred golden tablet.
Enter a compatriot doctor, who saves the lives of the naughty party before it's
Braving danger from hostile Natives called the "Pack Rats", Dr. Tom Reynolds/Ramar
of the Jungle (Jon Hall), Professor Howard Ogden (Ray Montgomery) and Nancy
Arlington (Anne Gwynne) go into the jungle seeking her father, Dr. Arlington
(Kenneth MacDonald), believed to have died in an archaeological expedition.
They find him alive and rescue him from a renegade guide. After escaping an
attack by Native Bessanos, under the leadership of the guide, who is killed in
the fight, Reynolds recovers a golden tablet from the tribe.