Jason of the Jungle

Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], Circa 1960s. First Draft script for an unproduced television pilot. Signed on the title page by screenwriter Larry Cohen.

A crime series loosely based on "Tarzan," about a semi-feral, highly agile man who captures criminals in the Amazon Rainforest.

An unproduced venture by screenwriter Larry Cohen, best known for his blaxploitation films "Bone" (1972), "Black Caesar" (1973), and "Hell Up in Harlem" (1973), as well as several popular horror and science fiction films, including "It's Alive" (1974), "God Told Me To" (1976), and "The Stuff" (1985).

Set in Brazil.

Black titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Title page present, undated, noted as FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Larry Cohen. 81 leaves, with last page of text numbered IV-79. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.


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