screenshots / Lord of the Jungle / 1955 Allied Artist Pictures
This is the 12th and final movie in the Bomba the Jungle Boy series starring Johnny Sheffield, and this would also be his final appearance in a theatrical film. The story involves Bomba attempts to located a rogue elephant before hunters, sent by government offcials, slaughter an entire herd.
Sheffield was 24 when he completed this film and would trade in his leopard loincloth in favor of a zebra print for the role of Bantu the Zebra Boy in the unsold 1956 TV pilot Bantu. After the attempt at a television series failed Sheffield chose to leave the film industry and enroll in college at UCLA to study business and later would become involved with real estate and construction.
Johnny Sheffield passed in 2010 at the age of 79.