King of the Jungle (1933) - Rotten Tomatoes

King of the Jungle (1933)





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In this campy adventure, a man raised in the mysterious African jungles by a pride of lions is captured by circus people and taken to New York along with his feline pals. Just before the boat is to dock, the lion-boy jumps ship and swims to shore. Dressed only in a loin cloth, he begins stalking the city streets where he encounters a pretty girl who quickly teaches him English. They fall in love, but before they can live happily ever after, the jungle King must help prevent disaster after a fire in the Brooklyn Zoo erupts and panic stricken animals begin running wild in the streets. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Buster Crabbe
as Kaspa the Lion Man
Frances Dee
as Ann Rogers
Robert A'Dair
as John C. Knolls (uncredited)
Florence Britton
as Mrs. Knolls
Ronnie Cosbey
as Kaspa at age 3
Sam Baker
as Gwana
Sidney Toler
as Neil Forbes
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Critic Reviews for King of the Jungle

All Critics (2)

The most interesting part of the movie is the circus fire, the animals' escape, and, above all, the huge fight between a tiger and a lion. [Full review in Spanish]

January 13, 2021 | Full Review…

The producer's statement that "a naked white giant, with his civilized sweetheart in his arms" faced it all - "it all" being a faked picture of wild beasts devouring civilized sweethearts - is indicative of what you can expect from The King of the Jungle.

June 11, 2019 | Full Review…

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