Series Ron Ely took a different tack in NBC's 1966 adventure hour. He plays an educated, articulate hero who simply prefers running around the jungle in a (very) skimpy loincloth. Ely makes it work with help from lush Latin American filming locations, which is why his kid sidekick sounds Mexican. Deep guest roster includes Woody Strode, James Earl Jones, Nichelle Nichols, Julie Harris, Yaphet Kotto and Sally Kellerman.
List price Season 1 is manufactured on demand in Vol. 1 (15 episodes) and Vol. 2 (16 episodes), $40 each for four discs each, direct from WarnerArchive.com or Amazon.com.
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