Congo Bill (serial)


Congo Bill (serial)
Congo Bill

Original poster for Congo Bill
Directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet
Thomas Carr
Starring Don McGuire
Cleo Moore
Jack Ingram
I. Stanford Jolley
Leonard Penn
Nelson Leigh
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) United States 28 October 1948
Running time 15 chapters
Country  United States
Language English

Congo Bill (1948) is a Columbia movie serial based on the DC Comics character Congo Bill.

Contents

Plot

Congo Bill searches Africa following rumours of a "White Goddess" and for an heiress, missing since her plane crashed in the wilderness. However, Bernie McGraw, the man who stands to inherit everything if Bill fails, is out to stop him.

Cast

  • Don McGuire as Congo Bill, famed hunter and animal trainer
  • Cleo Moore as Queen Lureen, white ruler of a forbidden valley in Africa, and as Ruth Culver, missing heiress to the Culver fortune
  • Jack Ingram as Cameron, mysterious trader
  • I. Stanford Jolley as Bernie McGraw, villainous trustee of the Culver fortune
  • Leonard Penn as Andre Bocar, owner of the seedy African bar The Green Parrot Inn, in Bernie McGraw's pay and working for his own ends
  • Nelson Leigh as Dr Greenway
  • Charles King as Kleeg, employee of Andre Bocar in The Green Parrot Inn
  • Armida Vendrell as Zalea
  • Hugh Prosser as Morelli
  • Neyle Morrow as Kahla
  • Fred Graham as Villabo
  • Rusty Wescoatt as Ivan
  • Anthony Warde as Rogan
  • Stephen Carr as Tom McGraw, murdered brother of Bernie McGraw and trustee of the Culver fortune

Chapter titles

  1. The Untamed Beast
  2. Jungle Gold
  3. A Hot Reception
  4. Congo Bill Springs a Trap
  5. White Shadows in the Jungle
  6. The White Queen
  7. Black Panther
  8. Sinister Schemes
  9. The Witch Doctor Strikes
  10. Trail of Treachery
  11. A Desperate Chance
  12. The Lair of the Beast
  13. Menace of the Jungle
  14. Treasure Map
  15. The Missing Letter

Source:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Cline, William C.. "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc.. pp. 248. ISBN 078640471X. 

External links

Preceded by
Superman (1948)
Columbia Serial
'Congo Bill (1948)
Succeeded by
Bruce Gentry (1949)

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