The Human Jungle

  • Directed By: Joseph M. Newman

Synopsis: Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.

Jan Sterling

Mary Abbott

Regis Toomey

Det. Bob Geddes

Lamont Johnson

Det. Lannigan (Geddes' partner)

Chuck Connors

Earl Swados

Claude Akins

George Mandy (henchman)

Paula Raymond

Pat Danforth

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Writers: William Sackheim
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Allied Artists
Release Date: Oct 2nd, 1954
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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