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The Ape (1940) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by William Nigh .

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RETURN OF THE APE MAN

By Dan Day Jr. on Nov 12, 2017 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

RETURN OF THE APE MAN (1944) was the last of the infamous "Monogram Nine", a group of very low-budget horror films from that Poverty Row studio starring Bela Lugosi. It has nothing to do with THE APE MAN (1943), which was also released by Monogram and starred Bela. Both movies do have a number of si... Read full article


Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite being dated and marred by the imprint of imperialism, this initial entry of the well-remembered Tarzan serial of the 1930s and 4os, based on the works of Edgar Rice Boroughs, is a surprisingly?gripping pre-code tale of perilous adventure. It feels a bit like a jungle cruise, a big game hunti... Read full article


Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite being dated and marred by the imprint of imperialism, this initial entry of the well-remembered Tarzan serial of the 1930s and 4os, based on the works of Edgar Rice Boroughs, is a surprisingly?gripping pre-code tale of perilous adventure. It feels a bit like a jungle cruise, a big game hunti... Read full article


1001 Classic Movies: Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)

By Amanda Garrett on Mar 20, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

Tarzan the Ape Man (1932), starring Maureen O'Sullivan and Johnny Weissmuller, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). The new film K... Read full article


Warner Archive: Tarzan the Ape Man (1959) in Technicolor

By KC on Jun 23, 2016 From Classic Movies

Early on I wondered what I was in for when watching MGM's 1959 Technicolor take on the Tarzan story. The bongo drums and blaring horns over the opening credits (composed by West coast jazz musician Shorty Rogers) belonged in a drama about teenage delinquents, making me unsure what effect the filmmak... Read full article


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Filming began July 29 1940, the final feature in Boris Karloff's 6-picture contract with Monogram, returning only once, in 1958 for "Frankenstein-1970."
The play opened in Los Angeles, California, USA on 13 December 1927.
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