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The White Gorilla (1945)

 -  Adventure  -  12 July 1945 (USA)
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A white gorilla is snubbed by black gorillas because he is the wrong color. Cut off from his tribe he becomes lonely and angry. After troubling hunters and natives, the white gorilla fights... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Ray Corrigan ...
Steve Collins / Konga, the White Gorilla / Narrator
Lorraine Miller ...
Ruth Stacey
George J. Lewis ...
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Francis Ford ...
Mr. Stacey
Budd Buster ...
Carter
Charles King ...
J. Morgan, the Trader
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A white gorilla is snubbed by black gorillas because he is the wrong color. Cut off from his tribe he becomes lonely and angry. After troubling hunters and natives, the white gorilla fights the king of the black gorillas while we are told by a narrator that the fate of Africa hangs in the balance. The movie was made by editing some 1947 acting into footage from a 1927 silent serial, Perils of the Jungle, starring Frank Merrill the fifth screen Tarzan. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The Unconscious FORM Of A Girl Puzzled Him!

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Extensive use of archive footage from Perils of the Jungle (1927) is used for dramatic purposes but with unintentionally funny results. See more »

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A total bomb from start to finish
21 March 2009 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This film begins in a very weird jungle. It is probably the loudest one in the history of film, as many, many different animals constantly scream in the background--sounding like a group of people are running around the zoo throwing rocks at the animals simultaneously!! You also may notice that the animals you see in stock footage are from the US, Africa AND Asia. Additionally, most of the clips are clearly from a silent movie series (PERILS OF THE JUNGLE) as these segments run way too fast (silent films run at 16-22 frames per second and sound at 24--so silent films always look a bit too fast when played on modern projectors). What a totally bizarre jungle and it's amazing that the film makers took so little care in these scenes.

As for our "hero", Ray Corrigan, he narrates most of the film in a very flat tone. Additionally, when he recounts to his friends his exploits, he mostly just stands around as all the others in his party are killed or abducted. Some hero! Overall, there really isn't a film--just lots of old clips, a little irrelevant new material and some guy running about in a white gorilla suit! Frankly, it's boring and pointless--and not even entertaining--even for bad film buffs. A total bomb from start to finish.


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