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The Gorilla (1939)
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02.15.10

The Gorilla (1939) When a wealthy man (Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive.

Movie Tagline:
A Ritz is afraid of nothing ... but ... THIS ... IS ... SOMETHING!

Title: Gorilla, The
Release Date: May 26, 1939
Runtime: 66 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Black and White
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 4.7
Buried.com Rating: 5.7 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With G

MPAA Rating: Approved

Director(s):
Allan Dwan

Cast:
Jimmy Ritz ...Ben Garrity - a Ritz Brother
Harry Ritz ...Harrigan - a Ritz Brother
Al Ritz ...Mulligan - a Ritz Brother
Anita Louise ...Norma Denby
Patsy Kelly ...Kitty - the Maid
Lionel Atwill ...Walter Stevens
Bela Lugosi ...Peters - the Butler
Joseph Calleia ...The Stranger
Edward Norris ...Jack Marsden
Wally Vernon ...Seaman
Paul Harvey ...A.P. Conway
Art Miles ...Poe the Gorilla
The Ritz Brothers ...The Stars Above the Title

Producer(s):
Harry Joe Brown

Writer(s):
Ralph Spence
Rian James
Sid Silvers

Composer(s):
David Buttolph
David Raksin




More Movie Taglines:
  • A Ritz is afraid of nothing ... but ... THIS ... IS ... SOMETHING!
  • Mystery goes merry, with the Ritzes
  • Thrills + Laughs = Entertainment
Movie Quote(s):
  • [Harrigan opens a door] Harrigan: What's this? Kitty: That's a door.
  • Poe's keeper: Don't you know Poe hates women? Kitty: So does Kipling.
  • Kitty: We'll all be murdered in our beds!
  • Kitty: The Gorilla? HIM? Oh, I'll never trust another man if I live to be a thousand!
  • [at a huge crash from the cellar] Jack Marsden: Peters, what's all that commotion? Peters: It sounds like our friends the detectives.
Movie Trivia:
  • The original play opened in New York on 28 April 1925.
  • This was the last Ritz Brothers' film directed by Allan Dwan.
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