The Gorilla (1927 film)

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The Gorilla
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Directed by Alfred Santell
Produced by Alfred Santell
Edward Small
Based on play by Ralph Spence
Starring Charlie Murray
Fred Kelsey
Alice Day
Tully Marshall
Walter Pidgeon
Cinematography Arthur Edeson
Production
  company
Ascher, Small & Rogers[1]
Distributed by First National Pictures
Release date(s) United States November 13, 1927
Running time 80 min.
Country U.S.
Language Silent film
English intertitles

The Gorilla is a 1927 American silent horror film directed by Alfred Santell based on the play of the same name by Ralph Spence. The film stars Charles Murray, Fred Kelsey, and Walter Pidgeon.

The plot of the film revolves around a series of murders committed by a man in an ape suit. The film was remade with sound in 1930 and 1939.[2][3]

It was an early production of Edward Small.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ LOEW'S INAUGURATE CHANGE Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 05 Nov 1926: A11.
  2. ^ The Gorilla at silentera.com database)
  3. ^ "AUSTRAL THEATRE.". Recorder (Port Pirie, SA : 1919 - 1954) (Port Pirie, SA: National Library of Australia). 21 June 1928. p. 4. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  4. ^ SMALL 'PICKS THE WINNERS': Discoverer of Many Favorites Plans "Quickies" With Unknown Casts to Unearth New Talent Miller, Barbara. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 05 Dec 1926: C18.

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