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The White Gorilla (1945)

Not Rated | | Adventure | 12 July 1945 (USA)
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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Harry L. Fraser (as H.L. Fraser)

Writer:

Harry L. Fraser (story) (as Monro Talbot)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El gorila blanco See more »

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Production Co:

Fraser & Merrick Pictures See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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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With Ray Corrigan Lorraine Miller and An All-Star Cast See more »

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Edited from Perils of the Jungle (1927) See more »

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Reminded me of the much older silent pictures.
9 May 2004 | by ChuckStraubSee all my reviews

The White Gorilla is a jungle movie shot in 1945 but it looks like it was made in the early thirties and often reminded me of the much older silent pictures. The reason for this is that this movie used stock footage that was available from films going back to the silent picture days. The main problem with this is that it just doesn't fit it well. Some of the old footage is put in at the wrong times. There are many times that the speed isn't even right. When watching this movie, it is very obvious that something is amiss here. This stock footage that was used just plain looks too old and out of place. It is a great detraction from what little plot there is to the movie. The stock footage that was used makes this look almost like a comedy. There just isn't too much going for this film. Being a low budget film is one thing but there just wasn't enough effort made in making this movie.


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