Mighty Joe Young

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A slick nightclub owner (King Kong veteran Robert Armstrong) discovers the giant ape frolicking in Africa as the beloved pet of a young girl (Terry Moore). He brings both to Hollywood as a floor-show sensation, until some no-goods ply Joe with booze... read more
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A slick nightclub owner (King Kong veteran Robert Armstrong) discovers the giant ape frolicking in Africa as the beloved pet of a young girl (Terry Moore). He brings both to Hollywood as a floor-show sensation, until some no-goods ply Joe with booze and the blitzed behemoth goes bonkers.

Original Release

07/27/1949

US Release

07/27/1949

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Cast

Terry Moore Jill Young
Ben Johnson Gregg / Gregg Johnson
Robert Armstrong Max O'Hara
Frank McHugh Windy
Douglas Fowley Jones
Denis Green Crawford
Paul Guilfoyle Smith
Nestor Paiva Brown
Regis Toomey John Young
Lora Lee Michel Jill Young, as a Girl / Jill (as a child)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ernest B. Schoedsack

Writers

Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper

Cast

Terry Moore Jill Young
Ben Johnson Gregg / Gregg Johnson
Robert Armstrong Max O'Hara
Frank McHugh Windy
Douglas Fowley Jones
Denis Green Crawford
Paul Guilfoyle Smith
Nestor Paiva Brown
Regis Toomey John Young
Lora Lee Michel Jill Young, as a Girl / Jill (as a child)
James Flavin Schultz
Mary Field O'Hara's Secretary
Ellen Corby Orphanage Nurse
Bess Flowers
Iris Adrian Gloria
Jack Pennick Sam
Joyce Compton Alice
Byron Foulger Mr. Jones
Addison Richards City Attorney
Henry Kulky Strongman

Producers

John Ford Executive Producer
Merian C. Cooper Producer

Editors

Ted Cheesman

1950 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Won
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