Directed by Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Fri., Sept. 20, 1991

This silent movie was filmed in Thailand in 1927 by the same team who created King Kong. The story is a thriller about a family struggling to exist on the edge of a jungle.

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