The Resource Bela Lugosi scared to death collection, The gorilla, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; directed by Allan Dwan ; screen play by Rian James and Sid Silvers. Spooks gone wild: Astor Pictures Corporation ; original story and screenplay by Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion ; produced by Sam Katzman ; directed by Phil Rosen, (videorecording)

Bela Lugosi scared to death collection, The gorilla, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; directed by Allan Dwan ; screen play by Rian James and Sid Silvers. Spooks gone wild: Astor Pictures Corporation ; original story and screenplay by Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion ; produced by Sam Katzman ; directed by Phil Rosen, (videorecording)

Label
Bela Lugosi scared to death collection, The gorilla
Title
Bela Lugosi scared to death collection
Title part
The gorilla
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; directed by Allan Dwan ; screen play by Rian James and Sid Silvers. Spooks gone wild: Astor Pictures Corporation ; original story and screenplay by Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion ; produced by Sam Katzman ; directed by Phil Rosen
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Musical director
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Gorilla: The Ritz brothers stalk a creature, either man or beast, that give his victims a 24-hour warning, then murders them on the stroke of midnight
  • Spooks run wild: When the East Side Kids run away from a camp for underprivileged children, they end up spending the night in a haunted mansion
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
The gorilla: Associate producer, Harry Joe Brown ; photography, Edward Cronjager ; film editor, Allen McNeil ; musical direction, David Buttolph ; set decorations, Thomas Little ; costumes, Gwen Wakeling ; sound, George Leverett, Roger Heman. Spooks run wild: Associate producer, Peter Mayer ; photography, Marcel Le Picard ; film editor, Robert Golden ; musical directors, Lange & Porter ; settings, Fred Preble ; recording, Glen Glenn
Dewey number
791.43/75
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
W45 2013
PerformerNote
  • Gorilla: (The Ritz Brothers) Jimmy Ritz, Harry Ritz, Al Ritz, Anita Louise, Patsy Kelly, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Joseph Calleia, Edward Norris, Wally Vernon, Paul Harvey, Art Miles
  • Spooks run wild: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, David O'Brien, Dorothy Short, David Gorcey, Donald Haines, Dennis Moore, P.J. Kelley, Angelo Rossitto, Guy Wilkerson
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  • 1885-1981
  • 1888-1951
  • 1902-1979
  • 1901-1973
  • 1893-1972
  • 1914-1982
  • 1899-1953
  • 1901-1976
  • 1904-1960
  • 1902-1983
  • approximately 1905-2006
  • 1892-1956
  • 1886-1985
  • 1882-1956
  • 1904-1985
  • 1907-1986
  • 1901-1965
  • 1915-1970
  • 1910-1981
  • 1885-1946
  • 1897-1975
  • 1911-2002
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  • 1882-1955
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  • 1920-1999
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  • 1912-1969
  • 1915-1963
  • 1921-1984
  • 1919-1943
  • 1908-1964
  • 1899-1971
  • 1889-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dwan, Allan
  • Rosen, Philip E.
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Katzman, Sam
  • Brown, Harry Joe
  • Mayer, Pete
  • James, Rian
  • Silvers, Sid
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Marion, Charles R
  • Cronjager, Edward
  • Le Picard, Marcel
  • McNeil, Allen
  • Golden, Robert S
  • Buttolph, David
  • Lange, Johnny
  • Porter, Lew
  • Little, Thomas
  • Preble, Fred
  • Wakeling, Gwen
  • Leverett, George
  • Heman, Roger
  • Glenn, Glen
  • Lugosi, Bela
  • Ritz, Jimmy
  • Ritz, Harry
  • Ritz, Al
  • Louise, Anita
  • Kelly, Patsy
  • Atwill, Lionel
  • Calleia, Joseph
  • Norris, Edward
  • Vernon, Wally
  • Harvey, Paul
  • Miles, Art
  • Gorcey, Leo B.
  • Jordan, Bobby
  • Hall, Huntz
  • Morrison, Sammy
  • O'Brien, Dave
  • Short, Dorothy
  • Gorcey, David
  • Haines, Donald
  • Moore, Dennis
  • Kelley, P. J.
  • Rossitto, Angelo
  • Wilkerson, Guy
  • Spence, Ralph
  • Ritz Brothers
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Astor Pictures
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
133
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gorilla
  • Magicians
  • Cemeteries
  • Camps
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
Bela Lugosi scared to death collection, The gorilla, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; directed by Allan Dwan ; screen play by Rian James and Sid Silvers. Spooks gone wild: Astor Pictures Corporation ; original story and screenplay by Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion ; produced by Sam Katzman ; directed by Phil Rosen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The gorilla based on the play by Ralph Spence
  • The gorilla was originally released in 1939. Spooks run wild was originally released in 1941
  • Issued as part of the boxed set: Bela Lugosi scared to death collection
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn825076160
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 628261129799
  • 628261129997
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • DGE9 51299
  • DGE9 51299-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)825076160
System details
DVD, full screen, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bela Lugosi scared to death collection, The gorilla, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; directed by Allan Dwan ; screen play by Rian James and Sid Silvers. Spooks gone wild: Astor Pictures Corporation ; original story and screenplay by Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion ; produced by Sam Katzman ; directed by Phil Rosen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • The gorilla based on the play by Ralph Spence
  • The gorilla was originally released in 1939. Spooks run wild was originally released in 1941
  • Issued as part of the boxed set: Bela Lugosi scared to death collection
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn825076160
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 628261129799
  • 628261129997
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • DGE9 51299
  • DGE9 51299-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)825076160
System details
DVD, full screen, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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