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Harry L. Fraser (story)
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Release Date:
12 July 1945 (USA) See more »
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The Unconscious FORM Of A Girl Puzzled Him!
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Ray Corrigan ... Steve Collins / Konga, the White Gorilla / Narrator
Lorraine Miller ... Ruth Stacey
George J. Lewis ... Hutton
Francis Ford ... Mr. Stacey
Budd Buster ... Carter
Charles King ... J. Morgan, the Trader
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Belmour ... Alexander Marley (archive footage) (uncredited)
Eugenia Gilbert ... Phyllis Marley (archive footage) (uncredited)
Will Herman ... Moto (archive footage) (uncredited)
Frank D. Hutter ... Renee (archive footage) (uncredited)
Walter Maly ... Stephens (archive footage) (uncredited)
Frank Merrill ... Ed Bradford (archive footage) (uncredited)
Milburn Morante ... Joe Marks (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bobby Nelson ... Kimpo, The White Jungle Boy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Albert Smith ... 'Brute' Lou Hanley (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Harry L. Fraser  (as H.L. Fraser)
 
Writing credits
Harry L. Fraser (story) (as Monro Talbot)

Produced by
Louis Weiss .... executive producer
Harry L. Fraser .... producer (uncredited)
George M. Merrick .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Lee Zahler 
 
Cinematography by
Robert E. Cline  (as Robert Cline)
William C. Thompson (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Adrian Weiss 
 
Production Management
George M. Merrick .... production supervisor (as Geo M. Merrick)
Adrian Weiss .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Thomas Connolly .... set designer (as Thomas Connoly)
 
Sound Department
Percy R. Glenn .... sound engineer (as Glen Glenn)
 
Stunts
Wally West .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lee Zahler .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Louis Weiss .... presenter
Jack Nelson .... director: archive footage (uncredited)
 
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62 min
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Shot in three days and one night.See more »
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Featured in Trailer Cinema (1992) (TV)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Scavenging Old Film, 9 August 2008
Author: wes-connors from Earth

"A rare white gorilla is shunned by the rest of the gorillas due to its unique nature and is forced to live a life of solitude. The time alone makes the gorilla hate all other primates and turns it into a murderous monster. A final confrontation between the white gorilla and his former tribe's leader will decide the fate of all of Africa," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

Ray "Crash" Corrigan (as Steve Collins) extensively recalls seeing the 1927 serial "Perils of the Jungle", which had noting to do with "The White Gorilla" in his present form (as Ray Corrigan). To wit, Mr. Corrigan witnesses his "friend" Frank Merrill (as Ed Bradford) in the old silent serial. Mr. Merrill, who also played "Tarzan", must have got a kick out of seeing himself co-starring in a new movie, after almost 20 years of retirement from film. The opening credits promise an "All-Star Cast", but neither Bing Crosby nor Greer Garson appear in this movie. The 1927 footage is better than the newer parts.

* The White Gorilla (1945) Harry L. Fraser ~ Ray Corrigan, Lorraine Miller, Frank Merrill

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