The Ape (Blu-ray)

Directed by William Nigh

Release Year: 1940
Running Time: 62
UPC: 7 38329 25068 3
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Horror
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Cast
Boris Karloff
Maris Wrixon
Gene O'Donnell
Dorothy Vaughn
Gertrude Hoffman
Henry Hall
Selmer Jackson

Crew
Directed by William Nigh

Horror legend Boris Karloff (Frankenstein, The Old Dark House, The Black Cat) portrays a kindly doctor who seeks to cure a young woman of polio through injections of human spinal fluid. Of course, spinal fluid is difficult to obtain, particularly as the victim must be alive. When a circus ape escapes and breaks into Karloff’s home, he finds the solution to his problems—or does he? This creepy classic was directed by William Nigh (Mr. Wu, The Mystery of Mr. Wong) and co-written by Curt Siodmak (I Walked with a Zombie, The Wolf Man) and Richard Carroll (Five Came Back), with atmospheric cinematography by Harry Neumann (My Gun Is Quick).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Brand New 2K Master

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tom Weaver

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith

Trailers

Optional English Subtitles


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