The Monster and the Ape
|The Monster and the Ape|
|Directed by||Howard Bretherton|
|Produced by||Rudolph C. Flothow|
Royal K. Cole|
Sherman L. Lowe
|Music by||Lee Zahler|
|Cinematography||L. William O'Connell|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
The Monster of the title is the "Metalogen Man", a robot created by Professor Franklin Arnold. After displaying his invention, the robot is stolen by Professor Ernst with the aid of his trained ape, Thor. Ken Morgan leads the attempts to recover the stolen robot.
- Robert Lowery as Ken Morgan
- George Macready as Prof. Ernst
- Ralph Morgan as Prof. Arnold
- Carole Mathews as Babs Arnold
- Willie Best as Flash, Arnold's assistant
- Jack Ingram as Dick Nordik, henchmen
- Anthony Warde as Joe Flint, henchmen
- Ted Mapes as Joe Butler, henchmen
- Eddie Parker as Blake
- Stanley Price as Mead, henchmen
- Bud Osborne as Zoo's Night Watchman
- Ray Corrigan as Thor, trained ape
The Monster and the Ape was, in the opinion of Cline, "strikingly similar to Republic's serial Mysterious Doctor Satan." However, he describes Professor Ernst as one of "the serial form's...choicest villains."
- The Mechanical Terror
- The Edge of Doom
- Flames of Fate
- The Fatal Search
- Rocks of Doom
- A Friend in Disguise
- A Scream in the Night
- Death in the Dark
- The Secret Tunnel
- Forty Thousand Volts
- The Mad Professor
- Shadows of Destiny
- The Gorilla at Large
- His Last Flight
- Justice Triumphs
- Cline, William C. (1984). "3. The Six Faces of Adventure". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 50. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
- Cline, William C. (1984). "7. Masters of Menace (The Villains)". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 112. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
- Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 240. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.