Jungle Heat

Jungle Heat is a 1957 American adventure film directed by Howard W. Koch and written by Jameson Brewer. The film stars Lex Barker, Mari Blanchard, James Westerfield, Glenn Langan and Miyoko Sasaki. The film was released on July 22, 1957, by United Artists.[1][2] The film was shot on Kauai, Hawaii back to back with Voodoo Island.[3]

Jungle Heat
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHoward W. Koch
Produced byAubrey Schenck
Written byJameson Brewer
StarringLex Barker
Mari Blanchard
James Westerfield
Glenn Langan
Miyoko Sasaki
Music byLes Baxter
CinematographyWilliam Margulies
Edited byJohn A. Bushelman
Bel-Air Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • July 22, 1957 (1957-07-22)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States


Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese infiltrators attempt to turn Hawaiian labourers against American plantation owners.



  1. "Jungle Heat (1957) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  2. "Jungle Heat". TV Guide. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  3. Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 391-392
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