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The Monster Walks -- People in an old dark house on a stormy night are menaced by a killer ape.

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Writers:
Robert Ellis (story)
Robert Ellis (adaptation)
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Release Date:
10 February 1932 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
People in an old dark house on a stormy night are menaced by a killer ape. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A "creaker"....but not all THAT bad! See more (37 total) »

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Directed by
Frank R. Strayer  (as Frank Strayer)
 
Writing credits
Robert Ellis (story)

Robert Ellis (adaptation)

Produced by
Cliff P. Broughton .... producer (uncredited)
Ralph M. Like .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Jules Cronjager 
 
Film Editing by
Byron Robinson 
 
Art Direction by
Ben Doré (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Ralph Black (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Cliff P. Broughton .... production supervisor (as Cliff Broughton)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilfred Black .... assistant director (as Wilfred E. Black)
 
Sound Department
George F. Hutchins .... sound recording engineer
 
Music Department
Charles Dunworth .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Lee Zahler .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ralph M. Like .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
63 min | USA:57 min
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | UK:H | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Trivia:
The film was originally refused a UK cinema certificate in 1932, and released uncut and PG rated in 2010.See more »
Quotes:
[upon being informed that he'll sleep in the basement next to the ape's cage]
Exodus:Get me an umbrella and I'll sleep on the roof!
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A "creaker"....but not all THAT bad!, 1 July 1999
Author: Norm Vogel (norm3vog@blast.net) from S. Bound Brook, NJ

This is a typical "Old House" film of the early 30's, but one of the "shabbier" ones. I beg to disagree with the other reviewer, but this film isn't THAT bad. Don't forget that when this film came out, the "weird events" that took place in this film (living eyes in pictures, a screaming gorilla) were NEW -- not old, worn cliches! I think that this film does admirably in creating a "creepy atmosphere", & it's interesting to see Micha Auer in a "creepy" role. An "oddity"....but, not bad!

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