Over the past year, VCI Entertainment has supplied serial lovers with three of the most sought, most rare chapterplays from the classic period of the American sound-era serial. First, in early 2001, VCI delivered The Phantom--the original Columbia serial starring Tom Tyler as the popular comic strip adventure hero. And now VCI has added Jungle Girl and Drums of Fu Manchu to their serial library. Previously, both serials had only been available in generally low-quality third- and fourth-generation dupes from video companies that specialized in public domain movies. But these prints were of such poor quality that most vestiges of details were long gone.
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