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The Ape (1940)
Horror Movies & Sci-Fi Movies Database
02.14.09

The Ape (1940) Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a vicious circus ape has broken out of its cage, and is terrorizing towns people.

Movie Tagline:
He keeps human life in test tubes, and prowls at night in the skin of an ape!

Title: Ape, The
Release Date: September 30, 1940
Runtime: 62 mins
Genre: Drama
All Genres: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Black and White
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 4.1
Brimstone Pit Rating: 5.1 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With A

MPAA Rating: Approved

Director(s):
William Nigh

Cast:
Boris Karloff ...Dr. Bernard Adrian
Maris Wrixon ...Miss Frances Clifford
Gene O'Donnell ...Danny Foster
Dorothy Vaughan ...Mother Clifford
Gertrude Hoffman ......
Henry Hall ...Sheriff Jeff Halliday
Selmer Jackson ...Dr. McNulty
Jessie Arnold ...Mrs. Brill, Willie's Mother
Billy Bletcher ...Short & grouchy posse man with deep voice & dark...
Harry C. Bradley ...Quinn, The Druggist
George Cleveland ...Mr. Howley, Circus Caretaker
Ray Corrigan ...The Ape
Pauline Drake ...young Girl
Mary Field ...Mrs. Mason
Gibson Gowland ...Posse Member
Julia Griffith ...Townswoman
I. Stanford Jolley ...Ape Trainer
Stan Jolley ...Boy in Soda Shop
Jack Kennedy ...Deputy Tomlin
Donald Kerr ...Citizen Carrying Mauled Ape Trainer
Philo McCullough ...Henry Mason
Buddy Swan ...Willie
Minerva Urecal ...Townswoman

Producer(s):
William T. Lackey

Writer(s):
Adam Shirk
Curt Siodmak
Curt Siodmak
Richard Carroll

Composer(s):
Edward J. Kay




Movie Soundtrack(s):
"Sobre las Olas (Over the Waves)"
"Auld Lang Syne"

More Movie Taglines:
  • He keeps human life in test tubes, and prowls at night in the skin of an ape!
  • These cold eyes have watched a thousand men die screaming!
Movie Trivia:
  • The play opened in Los Angeles, California, USA on 13 December 1927.
IMDB Links:
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Keywords:
Circus, Ape, Mad Scientist, Serum, Cure  ...[more]


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