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Title The ape [videorecording] / directed by William Nigh ; screenplay by Kurt Siodmak and Richard Carroll.

Imprint Narberth, PA : Alpha Video, [2002]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    APE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (61 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Alpha video classics
Alpha video classics.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1940 by Monogram Pictures.
Suggested from the play by Adam Hull Shirk.
Credits Directed by William Nigh ; screenplay by Richard Carroll and Curt Siodmak.
Cast Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gertrude W. Hoffman, Henry Hall, Gene O'Donnell.
Summary "The Ape brings together two legends of horror, Frankenstein star Boris Karloff and The Wolf Man writer Curt Siodmak. Karloff stars as Dr. Adrian, a man who becomes obsessed with curing paralysis when he loses his beloved wife and daughter to the disease. Desperately trying to cure a crippled neighbor (Maris Wrixon), he discovers that he needs human spinal fluid for his vaccine - but how to get it? When an ape trainer at a local circus is badly mauled, the doctor allows him to die so that he can tap his spine. The gorilla escapes and goes on a killing spree terrorizing the small town. A cult horror classic, The Ape was Karloff's final film for Monogram"--Container.
System Details DVD.
Genre/Form Horror films
Added Author Nigh, William, 1881-1955.
Siodmak, Curt, 1902-2000.
Carroll, Richard.
Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969.
Wrixon, Maris, 1916-1999-
Hoffman, Gertrude W., 1871-1966.
Hall, Henry.
O'Donnell, Gene, 1911-1992
Monogram Pictures Corporation.
Standard No. 089218400796
Music No. ALP4007D Alpha Video

 
    
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