Mighty Joe Young (1949)Jill Young has brought up her pet gorilla since she was a child. When the gorilla is full grown, Hollywood promoter Max O'Hara travels to Africa and convinces Jill to bring the gorilla, Joe, back to America. When in Hollywood, Joe is used in a stage production and is exploited to no end. It doesn't take long until Joe is sick of being mistreated and he escapes to run loose in civilization.
Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack
The cast includes: Terry Moore (Jill Young), Ben Johnson (Gregg), Robert Armstrong (Max O''Hara), Frank McHugh (Windy)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 94 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related titles: King Kong (1933), Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Related categories: Nature Runs Amok, Would be great in Color!