|The Call of the Savage|
|Directed by||Lew Landers|
|Written by||Basil Dickey|
George H. Plympton
|Produced by||Milton Gatzert|
|Starring||Noah Beery Jr.|
|Cinematography||William A. Sickner|
|Edited by||Irving Applebaum|
Saul A. Goodkind
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|12 chapters (231 min)|
The Call of the Savage (1935) is a Universal serial based on the story Jan of the Jungle by Otis Adelbert Kline. It was directed by Lew Landers and released by Universal Pictures.
Two teams of scientists scour the dark jungles of Africa to find a secret formula.
Call of the Savage features "Jan, the Jungle Boy" and was based on "Jan of the Jungle" by Otis Adelbert Kline, a successful pulp story which rivalled the Tarzan series.
In 1956 material from this serial was edited into a 70-minute film called Savage Fury.