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The Resource Mighty Joe Young, an RKO production ; [presented by] John Ford and Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Ruth Rose ; directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, (DVD)

Mighty Joe Young, an RKO production ; [presented by] John Ford and Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Ruth Rose ; directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, (DVD)

Label
Mighty Joe Young
Title
Mighty Joe Young
Statement of responsibility
an RKO production ; [presented by] John Ford and Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Ruth Rose ; directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Technical creator, Willis O'Brien
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue, English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A5
LC item number
M54 2005
PerformerNote
Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1896-1978
  • 1893-1979
  • 1929-
  • 1918-1996
  • 1890-1973
  • 1899-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ford, John
  • Cooper, Merian C
  • Rose, Ruth
  • Schoedsack, Ernest B.
  • Moore, Terry
  • Johnson, Ben
  • Armstrong, Robert
  • McHugh, Frank
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gorilla
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Animal welfare
  • Aggressive behavior in animals
  • Nightclubs
  • Gorilas
  • Mascotas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mighty Joe Young, an RKO production ; [presented by] John Ford and Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Ruth Rose ; directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the original story by Merian C. Cooper
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Commentary by Terry Moore and special effects veterans Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston; two new featurettes: "A conversation with Ray Harryhausen and the Chiodo Brothers" and "Ray Harryhausen and Mighty Joe Young"; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62324536
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
0539397253220
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
T7253
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62324536
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mighty Joe Young, an RKO production ; [presented by] John Ford and Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Ruth Rose ; directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the original story by Merian C. Cooper
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Commentary by Terry Moore and special effects veterans Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston; two new featurettes: "A conversation with Ray Harryhausen and the Chiodo Brothers" and "Ray Harryhausen and Mighty Joe Young"; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62324536
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
0539397253220
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
T7253
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62324536
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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