Cinema: Jungle Sam

"If you were to X-ray every Oscar," says Movie Producer Sam Katzman, waving a cigar the size of a shinny stick, "you'd find every one of them has an ulcer inside." "Jungle Sam" Katzman probably will never have either an Oscar or an ulcer. He specializes in such surefire blends of sex and adventure as Serpent of the Nile and Battle of Rogue River, plus a stream of quickies for the cap-pistol set (Chief of the Senecas, Jet Commandos), and a seemingly endless chain—ten so far—of Jungle Jim pictures. Jungle Sam never spends more...

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