Bomba the Jungle Boy is a series of American boy's adventure books in imitation of the successful Tarzan series. In 1949, Monogram Pictures brought the character to the motion-picture screen, in the person of Johnny Sheffield. 12 films were made between 1949 and 1955. "Bomba, the Jungle Boy" (1949) Dir. Ford Beebe. Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Peggy Ann Garner, Onslow Stevens.
Peggy Ann Garner was an American actress. A successful child actress, Garner played her first film role in 1938 and won the Academy Juvenile Award for her work in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945). Featured roles in such films as Black Widow (1954) did not further her attempts to establish herself in mature film roles, and although she progressed to theatrical work, she made relatively few acting appearances as an adult