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The Ape

Release Date: September 30, 1930

Run Time: 62 mins

Genre: Horror

Color: Black and White

Country: USA

Director: William Nigh

Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell

Synopsis: Kindly Dr. Adrian (Boris Karloff) is on the verge of creating a polio serum. Unfortunately, in order to complete his experiment he needs spinal fluid from a recently deceased human. All seems hopeless, but when a wild ape escapes from a nearby circus, Dr. Adrian's research takes on a ghastly new dimension. Director William Nigh (Black Dragons, Desert Nights) helmed this Poverty Row thriller from a screenplay co­written by Hollywood legend Curt Siodmak (The Wolfman, I Walked With A Zombie). Who will you root for – the jungle beast, or the man of science?

Format: Pro-Res, 23.98 fps, SD

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