Passed | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.
This film received its initial television showing in Seattle Friday 15 February 1957 on KING (Channel 5); it first aired in Chicago 4 April 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Portland OR 20 April 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Phoenix 23 May 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5), in New York City 7 June 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Philadelphia 4 October 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Nashville 9 October 1957 on WLAC (Channel 5), in Los Angeles 25 October 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), in Altoona PA 1 November 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Minneapolis 6 November 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9) and in San Francisco 18 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7).
Christopher 'Chris' Hunter:
Cut this film as if it was the Hope Diamond!
There would not be any electricity in the jungle to run the bright, powerful projector used by Chris to intimidate the natives.
We wish to thank Her Majesty's Governor of Netherlands Guiana for permitting our expedition to enter the jungles of the Tottiekampu country. Our thanks also to Chief Moi of the Matawais tribe for allowing us to record for the first time the sights and sounds of the Djuka Fire Dance Ritual.
Also available in a computer colorized version.
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