About the film
Terry and the Pirates
Release Date: April 12, 1940
|Slogan||:||«Based upon the famous Milton Caniff cartoon strip.»|
|Genres||:||Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Director||:||James W. Horne|
Dr. Herbert Lee, an archaeologist seeking to decipher ancient Mara inscriptions, is aided by his son Terry, Terry's pal Pat Ryan, and Normandie Drake. Jungle pirate and warlord Fang (Dick Curtis) plots to kill The Dragon Lady, Queen of the Temple of Mara, and seize the treasures of her ancestors. Both Fang and The Dragon Lady have sworn death for any foreign intruders.