Mighty Joe Young
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|Synopsis:||Tongue-in-cheek King Kong variation features giant ape brought to civilization and exploited in a nightclub act, whereupon things get darned ugly. Bullied and given the key to the liquor cabinet, mild-mannered Joe goes on a drunken rampage, but eventually redeems himself by rescuing orphans from a fire. Special effects (courtesy of Willis O'Brien and the great Ray Harryhausen) are probably the film's greatest asset. Also available colorized.|
|Directed by:||Ernest B. Schoedsack|
|Cast:||Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh|