Darkest Africa (1936)
Adventure / Serial
While on Safari in East Africa, Clyde Beatty runs into a boy, Baru (Manuel King), and his pet ape Bonga. Baru reveals that he has escaped from the lost city of Joba, King Solomon's sacred city of the Golden Bat, but that his sister Valerie (Elaine Shepard) remains there. She was found by High Priest Dagna as a child and declared to be Joba's goddess as part of his quest for power. Her escape could cause a revolt among the city's citizens. Clyde agrees to help Baru rescue Valerie and they set out to Joba, through the Valley of Lost Souls.
Clyde Beatty as Himself, world famous big game hunter and lion tamer. Beatty was billed as the "World's Greatest Wild Animal Trainer"
Manuel King as Baru Tremaine, escapee from the Lost City of Joba. King was billed as the "World's Youngest Wild Animal Trainer"
Elaine Shepard as Valerie Tremaine, Baru's sister and captive "goddess" of Joba
Lucien Prival as Dagna, High priest and ruler of Joba
Ray 'Crash' Corrigan (in ape suit) as Bonga, Baru's pet ape
Wheeler Oakman as Durkin, "Shady trading-post entrepreneur"
Edward McWade as Gorn, keeper of the Books of Law in the Lost City of Joba
Edmund Cobb as Craddock, "Shady trading-post entrepreneur"
Ray Turner as Hambone, Clyde's assistant
Donald Reed as Negus, a slave in the Lost City of Joba
1.BARU - Son of the Jungle
2.The Tiger-Men's God
3.Bat-Men of Joba
4.The Hunter Lions of Joba
6.Prisoners of the High Priest
7.Swing for Life
8.Fang and Claw
9.When Birdmen Strike
10.Trial by Thunder-Rods
11.Jars of Death
12.Revolt of the Slaves
13.Gauntlet of Destruction
14.The Divine Sacrifice
15.The Prophecy of Gorn
Actors: Clyde Beatty, Ray 'Crash' Corrigan