CTVA US Adventure - "Sheena Queen of the Jungle" (1955-56) starring Irish McCalla

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Sheena, Queen of the Jungle (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
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SHEENA, QUEEN OF THE JUNGLE
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Nassour Studios Production
Filmed in Mexico
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced by Don Sharpe & William Nassour

US Children's Adventure series 1955-56   26 episodes x 30 min
(25 episodes listed here)
starring

Irish McCalla
as Sheena
Christian Drake as Bob Rayburn

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Syndicated Program  / Episodes Listed in Alphabetical Order

[01] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: CRASH IN THE JUNGLE (1955)

Sheena - Crash in the Jungle 1

Sheena - Crash in the Jungle 2
Synopsis:
Sheen hears a plane crash in the jungle, striking a keynote of
suspense. [JB] (15Apr57 Milwaukee, WI)

[02] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: CRY WOLF (1955)
Synopsis:
Roani an imaginative little native girl who has a reputation for
inventing stories learns that Father Mendora is about to be killed.
[JB] (07Nov59 Wichita, KS)

[03] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: CURSE OF THE VOODOO (1955)

Sheena - Curse of the Voodoo 1

Sheena - Curse of the Voodoo 2
Synopsis #1
Sheena, Bob, and a reckless photographer are captured by a voodoo
tribe. Sheena must convince the witch doctor her magic is greater
than voodoo. [video]
Synopsis #2
A photographer is captured while trying to take pictures of a voodoo
rite and is condemned to be sacrificed. [JB]
(08Dec59 Schenectady, NY)

  [04] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: DEVIL'S MOUNTAIN (1955)
Guest cast:
Claude Brooks as Dexter Dale
Mike Dolnikoff as Walt Dale
Virgil Richardson as Waila
Synopsis 1:
Renegades try to enslave a native village in their search for a
priceless treasure. [JB] (02Jan59 Seattle, WA)
Synopsis 2:
Thieves steal a sacred relic which, according to native superstition,
grants its possessor the power to control the tribe's fate. The crooks
attempt to use the relic to force natives to mine a deposit of rubies
located in a live volcano. [RF] (27Apr63 ABC Sat 10:30 am Cincinnati)

[05] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE ELEPHANT GOD (1955)

Sheena - The Elephant God 1

Sheena - The Elephant God 2


Synopsis #1
Sheena and Bob help a woman who seeks a plane lost in the jungle that
is the key to her identity and a sizable family inheritance. Clues
that help Sheena unravel the mystery include a Masai doll, a secret
waterfall, and an elephant with one tusk. What an adventure! [video]
Synopsis #2
A young woman and her uncle arrive in Africa seeking the tribe which
had sheltered the girl after hr parents died in a plane crash. Sheena
attempts to help the young woman solve the mystery of her childhood. [JB]
(16Jul60 Kansas City, MO)

[06] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: EYES OF THE IDOL (1955)

Sheena - Eyes of the Idol 1

Sheena - Eyes of the Idol 2
Synopsis:
Sheena and Bob discover that the Nokobo tribe has been stealing supplies
from a trading post. She finds the natives participating in a weird
voodoo rite centered about a beetle-like idol with shining eyes. [JB]
(23Dec56 Chicago, IL)

[07] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: FAIR STRANGER (1955)                        
Synopsis:
Sheena meets a fair but evil stranger when she visits the plantation
of an old friend whose young son disappeared while picnicking with
his aunt. [JB] (07Feb57 Denver, CO)

[08] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: FORBIDDEN CARGO (1955)

Sheena - Forbidden Cargo 1

Sheena - Forbidden Cargo 2
Synopsis:
Sheena and Bob fight an outbreak of typhoid and a group of gunrunners
supplying arms to a warlike tribe who have been making trouble in the
district. Are the two connected? Sheena must stop them before an
epidemic occurs.
Also includes an original Sheena promotional clip. [video]

[09] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: FORBIDDEN LAND (1955)

Sheena - Forbidden Land 1

Sheena - Forbidden Land 2
Synopsis #1:
Sheena escorts a safari and film crew into darkest Africa to make a
motion picture about a tribe never seen by outsiders. Sheena unravels
a mystery when the tribe is blamed for the murder of a white man they
didn't commit. [video]
Synopsis #2
Sheena tries to help a native who has been accused of the murder of
a member of a safari. The accused must face trial by fire. [JB]
(24Jan57 Cleveland, OH)

[10] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE GANYIKA KID

Sheena - The Ganyika Kid 1

Sheena - The Ganyika Kid 2
Synopsis #1
A crooked boxing promoter enters the jungle with Bob seeking a new
savage fighter to bring to New York. Sheena saves the crook's life
when a chief seeks revenge. It seems the promoter double crossed the
Chief using him as his first fighter. This guy was lucky Sheena was
around! [video]
Synopsis #2
Sheena restores a chief to his people. [JB]
(07Nov56 Seattle, WA)

[11] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: HOT TREASURE (1955)
Synopsis:
The theft of radium and the murder of a native prompts Sheena and a
native chief to join forces in solving the mysteries. [JB]
(23Feb57 Cleveland, OH)

[12] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: JUNGLE MANHUNT (1955)

Sheena - Jungle Pursuit 1

Sheena - Jungle Pursuit 2
Synopsis:
Sheena finds a teenage girl, whose outlaw father was killed during a
recent robbery, hiding out in the jungle. [JB] (10Apr60 Oakland, CA)

[13] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: LAND OF THE ROGUES (1955)

Sheena - Land of the Rogue - 1

Sheena - Land of the Rogue - 2
    Synopsis:       
Bob is alerted that a dangerous thug is on the loose in the jungle. He
is surprised because he thought that the thug had been killed in the
alligator infested river. [JB] (22Nov56 Columbus, OH)

[14] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE LASH (1955)

Sheena - The Lash 1

Sheena - The Lash 2

Sheena - The Lash 3
Guest Cast:
Buddy Baer (as Bull Kendall)
Synopsis #1
Sheena meets the diabolical and sadistic criminal, ex-circus strongman
Bull Kendall, who is willing to kill for valuable musk oil. Sheena
proves she is a match for Bull (Buddy Baer) and his whip! [video]
Synopsis #2
After shooting trader Frank Trent, Bull Kendall attempts to impersonate
him. [JB] (17Oct59 Wichita, KS)

[15] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE LEOPARD MEN (1955)
(aka "The Leopard Man")

Sheena - The Leopard Men 1

Sheena - The Leopard Men 2
Synopsis #1 ("The Leopard Men")
A ruthless uranium prospector uses the Leopard Men, a secret society
of killers ostracized from their own tribes, to obtain a uranium mine
through terror and murder. Sheena unravels the mystery, and is captured
by the Leopard Men, leading to the exciting conclusion! [video]
Synopsis #2 ("The Leopard Man")
A young man named Carver is mining for uranium in the jungle when one
of his helpers is attacked and clawed to death by a leopard. Sheen
discovers that the "leopard" is a human killer. [JB] (12Sep56 NYC)

[16] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE MAGIC BAG (1955)

Sheena - The Magic Bag 1

Sheena - The Magic Bag 2
Synopsis #1
Deep in the jungle filming wildlife, Sheena and Bob encounter a
doctor seeking the Boca drug used by natives to revive the dead! [video]
Synopsis #2
Bob sets out for the dangerous Nagomba country to photograph the seldom
seen tribe of Baboon Men. En route, he meets a strange native boy who
attempts to steal Bob's camera. [JB] (28Nov59 Wichita, KS)

[17] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: MARK OF THE GIANT (1955)
Synopsis:   
Sheena and Bob try to help Big Mike Quincannon whose eyesight is failing.
Big Mike realizes this may mean the loss of his hunter's license, but
he continues to take out hunting parties. [JB]
(28Nov58 San Jose, CA)

[18] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: PERILOUS JOURNEY (1955)
Synopsis:           
A man is forced to become a spy for the Mau Mau in order to save his
wife and son from death at the hands of the warriors who have taken
them prisoner. [JB] (10Aug57 Chicago, IL)

[19] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE RENEGADES (1955)

Sheena - The Renegades 1

Sheena - The Renegades 2
Guest Cast:
John Banner plays the bad guy (Sgt. Schultz from Hogans Heroes).
Synopsis:
Sheena helps Bob search for stolen diamonds. Greed and gun-seeking
natives lead to murder and death in the jungle. [video]
           
[20] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE RIVAL QUEEN (1955)

Sheena - The Rival Queen 1

Sheena - The Rival Queen 2
Synopsis #1
Three criminals escape from the district prison, vowing revenge on
Sheena and Bob, who sent them to prison years before. They capture
Sheena, hit Bob with a truck, and start a tribal war. [video]
Synopsis #2
Sheena discovers that trouble travels with a rival queen. [JB]
29Nov56 Columbus, OH

[21] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: SACRED RIVER (1955)

Sheena - The Sacred River 1

Sheena - The Sacred River 2

Sheena - The Sacred River 3
Synopsis #1:
Sheena helps Bob convince the Japella tribe to allow the Gobi tribe
to canoe on their sacred river selling hemp. Sheena and friends are
captured and almost sacrificed to the river! How does Sheena get out
of this? [video]
Synopsis #2:
Sheena finds that a young boy can be trouble when she and Bob take
the District Commissioner's son into the jungle in order to acquaint
the boy with its ways. [JB]
(19Jan57 Cleveland, OH)

[22] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: SECRET OF THE TEMPLE (1955)

Sheena - Secret of the Temple 1

Sheena - Secret of the Temple 2
Synopsis:           
A rich man's dream of finding eternal youth almost brings disaster
to the jungle. [JB]
(09Jan59 Seattle, WA)

[23] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: THE TEST (1955)

Sheena - The Test 1

Sheena - The Test 2
Synopsis:
An animal poacher dares to steal Chim, Sheena's comical chimpanzee.
Boy, is he in for trouble! [video]

[24] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: TOUCH OF DEATH (1955)

Sheena - The Touch of Death 1

Sheena - The Touch of Death 2
Synopsis #1
Sheena encounters an unscrupulous trader dealing in contraband ivory.
To hide this dastardly deed the natives are convinced Bob has the
touch of death. Can Sheena save him? [video]
Synopsis #2
Sheena detests (or detects?) a phony medicine man. [JB]
(15Dec56 Boston, MA)

[25] Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: JUNGLE PURSUIT   
Sheena aids a young native who is being pursued by two unscrupulous
white men. [JB]
(19Dec56 Des Moines, IA)

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