Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sans Simian

They're hunting a big hairy ape
that recently made its escape
And speaking of large
Ray Burr is in charge
as a guy with a similar shape

Gorilla at Large ( Harmon Jones, 1954) is a color horror/murder mystery set in an amusement park, originally released in 3-D near the end of the early fifties 3-D cycle. Above: Lee J. Cobb, Raymond Burr and Ann Bancroft. To that already impressive cast add star Cameron Mitchell and Lee Marvin in a supporting part. Top (Starlet Showcase): Charlotte Austin, Peter Whitney and George Matthews as "Goliath", the gorilla. Matthews had previously donned a gorilla suit in another depthie, Robot Monster.

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