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Actors: Frankie Thomas, Frances Robinson, Norman Willis, Al Bridge: This was Universal's 37th sound-era serial in 12 thrilling chapters, and was based on the long-running King Features comic strip by Lyman Young. The story starts with Tim Tyler (Frankie Thomas) coming to Africa in search of his father, a noted scientist who has gone to the gorilla country and turned up missing. Tim stows away on a river steamer and meets Lora Lacey (Frances Robinson) who is searching for "Spider" Webb (Norman Willis), an ivory-safari robber and thief of a diamond. Lora and Tim pursue Webb, which leads them to Tims captive father. DVD Bonus & Features: 2005 Video Interview with Frankie Thomas, Bios, Original Theatrical Trailer, Bonus Classic Cliffhanger Trailers, Chapter Selection, DVD-9 / DVD-5, Dolby Digital 2.0, 251 min, B&W, 1.33:1, NR, 1937.
This is the one.........the Armored Car rolling through the Jungle. The Ivory Patrol, the bad guys. Just a great
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I have the VCR version and now bought the DVD. I saw this years ago, when I was younger, and was happy to know, years later, that I was able to buy it.Published 22 months ago by Irv Kaye
If you are a serial lover as I am this was just wonderful, well done, clear video and sound. Brought back great memories of my childhood as I waited for each new episode, just... Read morePublished on October 28, 2011 by Robert A. Licause