Mighty Joe Young1949

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Mighty Joe Young
Directed by:
Ernest B. Schoedsack

Released on July 27 of 1949 in the USA, "Mighty Joe Young" (also known as "Re dell'Africa, Il", "Panik um King Kong") is an Adventure/Fantasy/Drama film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, and written by Ruth Rose (screenplay) . Terry Moore is starring, alongside Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh, Douglas Fowley and Denis Green.

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Who is the director of "Mighty Joe Young":

Mighty Joe Young was directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, an American director, cinematographer, producer, and actor.

Before directing Mighty Joe Young, Ernest B. Schoedsack had directed Dr. Cyclops, released in 1940, The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), Blind Adventure (1933), King Kong (1933), The Most Dangerous Game (1932), and The Four Feathers (1929).

What was the release date of "Mighty Joe Young":

Mighty Joe Young was initially released on Wednesday, July 27, 1949, in the United States. Another film released on Wednesday, July 27, 1949 is Come to the Stable (dir. Henry Koster). This was seventy (70) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 01, 1950 in Germany and on Thursday, January 17, 1952 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Mighty Joe Young":

At the casting of Mighty Joe Young we find Terry Moore, previously seen in Summer Holiday (1948) and Son of Lassie (1945); Ben Johnson (3 Godfathers (1948), The Naughty Nineties (1945)); Robert Armstrong (The Fugitive (1947), The Sea of Grass (1947)) [ more... ]

  • Robert Armstrong, Regis Toomey and James Flavin can be seen in 'G' Men, released in 1935.
  • Nestor Paiva, Regis Toomey and James Flavin also appeared in Union Pacific, released in 1939.
  • James Flavin and Nestor Paiva, Regis Toomey have all also be seen in North West Mounted Police, released in 1940.
  • Douglas Fowley and James Flavin also appeared in Armored Car Robbery, released in 1950.

What is the Storyline of "Mighty Joe Young":

After being taken from his home in Africa, Joe is an instant hit in the Hollywood nightclub "The Golden Safari" (on opening night he wins a tug-of-war with ten real-life strong men, including ex-boxer Primo Carnera, whom he throws into the audience), but the novelty wears off and he is tired and homesick after seventeen weeks of performing. An ill-conceived skit with Jill as an organ-grinder leaves Joe (and Jill) storming off-stage, and, to make matters worse, three drunks sneak backstage and ply Joe with [...]

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