'John Carter': 11 other adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs novels

As the movie 'John Carter' arrives in theaters, here are 11 of the most well-known adaptations of other Edgar Rice Burroughs books.

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2. 'Jungle Girl'

The 1941 film serial followed the story of a doctor's daughter who comes of age in Africa and must defend herself against a witch doctor and her uncle, who murdered her father. The serial is officially based on Burroughs' novel of the same name. But the novel is really about a doctor in Cambodia who meets a girl named Fou-tan who is running away from her city. Despite the fact that the serial took its name from the novel, their plots are almost completely different.

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