Pygmy Island

Pygmy Island is a 1950 Jungle Jim film starring Johnny Weissmuller. it was the 5th movie in the series.[1]

Pygmy Island
Directed byWilliam Berke
Produced bySam Katzman
StarringJohnny Weissmuller
Ann Savage
Billy Curtis
CinematographyIra H. Morgan
Edited byJerome Thoms
Production
company
Release date
November 22, 1950
Running time
69 mins
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Production

Filming started 19 June 1950.[2] Katzman hired several midget actors to play pygmies.[3] The film was shot over 14 days.[4]

References

  1. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/87419/Pygmy-Island/articles.html
  2. "FILMLAND BRIEFS" Los Angeles Times 11 May 1950: A16.
  3. "FILMLAND BRIEFS" Los Angeles Times 21 June 1950: A9.
  4. "HOLLYWOOD HOLDS TO AVERAGE PRODUCTION LEVEL: STRONG ARM BOYS SWING INTO ACTION" by THOMAS F. BRADY. New York Times 30 July 1950: X5.
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