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The Monster Walks (1932)

Passed  |   |  Horror  |  10 February 1932 (USA)
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People in an old dark house on a stormy night are menaced by a killer ape.

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A doctor, who keeps an ape for medical studies, dies and his daughter inherits his estate. Her uncle, a paralytic, working through his natural son by the housekeeper, plans her death, and the ape may or may not be involved. However, the plan does have a problem or two in its execution. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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10 February 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El monstruo asesino  »

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The film was originally refused a UK cinema certificate in 1932, and released uncut and PG rated in 2010. See more »

Quotes

Robert Earlton: Ruth is not the type of hysterical woman that's given to nightmares.
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Featured in Kingdom of Shadows (1998) See more »

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Lullaby
Written by Johannes Brahms
Played on the violin as part of the plot
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funny movie
2 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

first off I really don't think that the producers, or director ever meant this movie to be funny,, I loved the old house and the set pieces,, the ape was fun too , because you never really know if he is gonna escape or not,, I love the hairy hand creeping in from behind the headboard you never really get quite a handle on who the killer really is till near the end of the movie,, yes the movie was not scary, but like I said I really don't imagine that they intended it to be that way, this movie however is full of laughs, and it sure kept me guessing thru most of the movie. I just love these old 1930's horror flicks something about them just makes you wish that Hollywood would go back to making some original stories full of black and white.


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