CTVA US Adventure - "Ramar of the Jungle" (Arrow-ITC) Season 1 (1952 Late)

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Season 1 (Syndicated) (1952 Late)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Robert B. Huggins
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


############# Ramar of the Jungle ############
############# Season 1 1952 Late #############
############## (Set in Africa) ###############
Syndicated Program
first 13 episodes Directed by Wallace Fox
Opening titles: The first series shows Ramar shooting his Rifle at a Lion.
Recurring Cast:
James Fairfax as Charlie, Cockney Guide (Set in Africa)

[--] WHITE GODDESS (73 minutes, b&w)
(1953 Theatrical Compilation of three episodes from series 1)
Lippert Films, , b&w, directed by Wallace Fox.
Dr. Tom Reynolds (Jon Hall) returns to Africa to do research on medicines
that are reputed to keep a "White Goddess" (Millicent Patrick)
eternally young. With his friend Howard Ogden (Ray Montgomery),
Tom rescues Trudy VanTyne, a trader's daughter, from savages who capture
and hypnotize her, planning to make her a rival White Goddess. Two
escaped convicts persuade the White Goddess, in reality the wife of
another escapee, to flee with the riches, but all three are killed
trying to escape.


1.01 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: EVIL TREK (Set in Africa)
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 7 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 46435D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
M'Liss McClure (Trudy Van Dyne), Ludwig Stossel (as Peter Van Dyne)
Joel Fluellen (as ?)
Guest Cast:
Millicent Patrick ....... White Goddess
Darby Jones
Lucien Prival ........... escaped convicts (uncredited)
Robert Williams ......... escaped convicts (uncredited)
Synopsis 1 (from DVD):
In the series’ premiere episode, the origin of Dr. Tom Reynolds is revealed
during his very first adventure into the African Jungle. While beginning
their medical research project, Ramar and Howard learn of a mysterious
White Goddess who uses a witchdoctor’s secret formula to remain young and
reign over a tribe of savages. [DVD/RBH]
Note:
This episode recycles scenes from the episode “White Savages” or vice versa.
Synopsis 2:
Ramar travels into the jungle in search of the White Goddess, a
tribal leader supposedly possessing the secret of perpetual youth.
He finds her, and himself in terrible danger.

1.02 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: WHITE SAVAGE
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 6 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 4605D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Joel Fluellen (as ?)
Guest Cast:
Millicent Patrick ........... White Goddess
Lucian Prival
Bob Williams
Synopsis (from DVD):
Eager to acquire a rare substance that halts the effects of aging, Ramar
attempts to make contact with the White Goddess, who controls a village
where white men are taboo, and finds that two dangerous escaped convicts
are eager to find her as well. [DVD/RBH]
Note: This episode recycles scenes from the episode “Evil Trek” or vice versa. [RBH]
(continuation of ep # "The Evil Treck")


1.03 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: DRUMS OF THE JUNGLE (Set in Africa)
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 6 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 4605D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story by Charles R. Condon
Teleplay by Charles R. Condon and Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
M'Liss McClure (Trudy Van Dyne), Ludwig Stossel (as Peter Van Dyne)
Joel Fluellen (as ?)
Guest Cast:
Harry Woods
Martin Wilkins
ROY GORDON
Synopsis 1 (from DVD):
Unable to convince the head of a native tribe to exchange their ivory for
his gold, an American trader makes a deal with the village witchdoctor, who
is more than willing to part with his people’s valuable property. Fearing
death for his treachery, the witchdoctor plans his crime on the chief’S
son, who happens to be Ramar’s friend. [RBH/DVD]
Synopsis 2:
RAMAR ENCOUNTERS A DISHONEST TRADER WHO IS BUYING IVORY TUSKS FROM
LOCAL NATIVES THAT WERE STOLEN FROM A SACRED ELEPHANT BURIEL GROUND. [SC]
 
1.04 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: DANGER IN DISGUISE
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 6 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 4605D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story by Royal K. Cole
Teleplay by Royal K. Cole and Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
M'Liss McClure (Trudy Van Dyne), Ludwig Stossel (as Peter Van Dyne)
Joel Fluellen (as ?)
Guest Cast:
Roy Engel
David Ralston
Synopsis (from DVD):
Dr. Reynolds and Professor Ogden come to the aid of two fellow scientists
who claim they killed their native guide in self defense. Unaware that
the two supposed botanists are actually in Africa to harvest narcotics,
Reynolds offers to put them up for the night, where they take a great
interest in Ogden and Reynolds’ newly discovered and unpatented medicine.

1.05 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: CONTRABAND
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 7 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 46435D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
M'Liss McClure (Trudy Van Dyne), Ludwig Stossel (as Peter Van Dyne)
Joel Fluellen (as ?)
Guest Cast:
Rory Mallinson
Denver Pyle
Synopsis (from DVD):
Two greedy poachers devise a plan to steal a large shipment of ivory tusks
being transported by natives through the jungle to a nearby trading post. [DVD/RBH]

1.06 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: JUNGLE TERROR
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 7 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 46435D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Charles R. Condon
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
Harry Woods
Emory Parnell
Kristine Miller
Harry Lauter
Emmet Smith
Synopsis (from DVD):
A small plane crashes in the jungle and Ramar sets out to rescue the survivors
from a hostile tribe of bloodthirsty cannibals. [RBH/DVD]

1.07 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: STRIPED FURY
Source: “Ramar of the Jungle,” Volume 7 – Alpha Video DVD Catalog # ALP 46435D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Sherman L. Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
Pat Moriarity
Felix Nelson
Phil Thomas
Synopsis (from DVD):
Wild animal trapper Jack O’Malley is in search of two tigers that escaped
during a shipment from India. The beasts are slaughtering natives who
believe the tigers are demons controlled by Ramar’s “black magic.” [RBH/DVD]

1.08 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: THE BLUE TREASURE (Set in Africa)
( not to be confused with "Jungle Treasure" which is a different episode)
Source: "Ramar of the Jungle" Volume 8, Alpha Video DVD – Catalog # ALP 4707D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Orville Hampton
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
M'Liss McClure (as Trudy Van Dyne) (recurring)
Elzie Emanuel
Emmet Smith
Synopsis 1 (from DVD):
Tom and Howard are the victims of an unprovoked attack by a native
tribe that is uniquely marked with blue face paint. Wounding one
of the warriors, they bring him back to the trading post for
treatment. While he recovers, Tom, Howard and Charlie venture
into the primitive tribe’s territory in the Blue Jungle where
they make an unexpected discovery. [DVD/RBH]
SYNOPSIS 2:
WHILE FLEEING A GROUP OF ANGRY NATIVES, RAMAR, HOWARD OGEN, AND
CHARLIE THEIR GUIDE, TAKE SANCTUARY IN A CAVE AND DISCOVER TREASURE
OF COBALT. [SC]

1.09 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: THE SACRED MONKEY (Set in Africa)
Source: "Ramar of the Jungle" Volume 8, Alpha Video DVD – Catalog # ALP 4707D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Orville Hampton
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
Morris Buchanan
Synopsis 1 (from DVD):
Ramar and Howard cross paths with a savage tribe that worships
a breed of monkeys said to outlive any humans. Seeking to
investigate the truth of these claims, Dr. Reynolds and Professor
Ogden venture into the natives’ camp to capture one of their
sacred monkeys. [DVD/RBH]
Synopsis 2:
HOWARD OGDEN IS ATTACKED AND MAULED BY A BLACK PANTHER. HE IS
TAKEN TO A NEARBY NATIVE VILLAGE BY CHARLIE THE GUIDE. THERE THE
TRIBE'S CHIEF TRY'S TO CURE HOWARD OF HIS WOUNDS WITH THE HELP OF
A MONKEY THAT THE NATIVES BELIEVE HAS SPECIAL HEALING POWERS. [SC]

1.10 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: TRIBAL FEUD (Set in Africa)
Source: "Ramar of the Jungle" Volume 8, Alpha Video DVD – Catalog # ALP 4707D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story and Teleplay by Eric Taylor
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
M'Liss McClure (as Trudy Van Dyne)(recurring)
Ludwig Stossel (as Peter Van Dyne)(recurring)
Don Blackman
Morris Buchanan
Millicent Patrick
Synopsis (from DVD):
Trudy Van Dyne has been kidnapped by a nomadic tribe; her desperate
father asks Tom and Howard to help find her. They track her to a
village of primitive savages who have placed Trudy under a Black
Magic spell. [DVD/RBH]

1.11 [--] Ramar of the Jungle: THE DOOMED SAFARI (Set in Africa)
Source: "Ramar of the Jungle" Volume 8, Alpha Video DVD – Catalog # ALP 4707D
Produced by Rudolph Flothow
Original Story by George Sayre / Teleplay by Sherman Lowe
Direction by Wallace Fox
Starring:
Jon Hall (as Ramar), Ray Montgomery (as Professor Ogden)
with: James Fairfax (Charlie, Cockney guide)
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Coates
William Tannen
George Lynn
Emmet Smith
Synopsis (from DVD):
Dr. Reynolds’ college chum, Jeff Sharpe, is searching the African
jungle for a vast uranium deposit. Tom warns him that another
scientist seeking the precious metal has vanished without a trace. [DVD/RBH]

(2 titles missing from this first group of 13 episodes)

############# Ramar of the Jungle ############
############### end of season 1 ##############
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