Two archeologists (Olaf Hytten, Edmund Hashim) invite Jungle Jim
(Johnny Weissmuller), his son (Martin Huston) and his chimp to Brazil for
a mission to find a lost city ... but once there, it turns out that they
are not archeologists at all but crooks searching for a hidden treasure -
and when the chimp finds the treasure, they take the boy hostage to make
Jim to escort them back out of the jungle. Then though they are all taken
captive by the natives, who ... seem to be in a habit to take strangers
captive. But the chimp throws an ammunition belt into the natives'
campfire to scare them away, then he cuts through our heroes' (and
villains') ropes to release them, and Jim, his boy and the chimp make it
to safety sure enough. But the baddies insisted to carry their new-found
treasure with them and are thus deservedly killed by the natives ...
weak episode of Jungle Jim, as it remains suspense-free for
way too long to pack all of the action into the last five or so minutes.
And then the action is somewhat sloppily put together, relying more than a
tad too much on stock footage that doesn't really match the newly-shot
one. Oh, and the chimp hero is a rather silly plot device, too. No, not
really worthwhile ...