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White Pongo (1945)

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Hunters and scientists venture into the jungle to track down a savage albino gorilla, which they believe could be the missing link between man and ape.

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Pamela Bragdon
Lionel Royce ...
Peter Van Dorn
Al Eben ...
Hans Kroegert
Gordon Richards ...
Sir Harry Bragdon
Michael Dyne ...
Clive Carswell
George Lloyd ...
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Larry Steers ...
Dr. Kent
Milton Kibbee ...
Gunderson
Egon Brecher ...
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Joel Fluellen ...
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Suspecting that a safari guide is a wanted killer, undercover policeman Geoffrey Bishop joins a safari led by the suspect for a scientist that hopes to find and prove that a fabled white gorilla is a missing link. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Terror of the jungle! See more »

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2 November 1945 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Although the title of the film is "White Pongo", the white gorilla is referred to as "White Ponga" throughout the movie. See more »

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Clive Carswell: It takes more than a shave to make a gentleman.
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Not bad, not good, so so.
20 March 2004 | by (Mansfield, CT USA) – See all my reviews

White Pongo isn't a bad movie. The problem is, it isn't a good one either. The acting is adequate but the story moves very slowly. The slight twists and turns of the movie are not enough to bring some much needed excitement to the production. I thought that the costume for the white ape was actually pretty good but the ape wasn't used to the full extent that it was capable of playing. I would have to say that White Pongo is a not so exciting adventure movie, partly a romantic story and a very small part mystery movie. My review would have to be that it is not good, not bad but a so so movie. If you do watch the movie, don't expect too much and you won't be disappointed. If you don't watch it, you didn't miss much.


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