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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.
A Ritz is afraid of nothing ... but ... THIS ... IS ... SOMETHING!
Title: Gorilla, The
Release Date: May 26, 1939
Runtime: 66 mins
All Genres: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Colors: Black and White
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
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
Harry Joe Brown
More Movie Taglines:
- A Ritz is afraid of nothing ... but ... THIS ... IS ... SOMETHING!
- Mystery goes merry, with the Ritzes
- Thrills + Laughs = Entertainment
- [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.
- 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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