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Mighty Joe Young is a american film of genre Drama directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack released in USA on 27 july 1949 with Terry Moore

Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Mighty Joe Young
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Released in USA 27 july 1949
Length 1h34
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Science fiction,    Fantastic,    Fantasy,    Action,    Adventure
Rating69% 3.4974153.4974153.4974153.4974153.497415

Mighty Joe Young (aka Mr. Joseph Young of Africa and The Great Joe Young) is a 1949 American black-and-white fantasy film from RKO Radio Pictures made by the same creative team responsible for King Kong (1933). Produced and written by Merian C. Cooper, who wrote the story, and Ruth Rose who wrote the screenplay, the film was directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and stars Robert Armstrong, who appears in both films, Terry Moore, and Ben Johnson in his first credited screen role.

Mighty Joe Young tells the story of a young woman, Jill Young, living on her father's ranch in Africa, who has raised the title character, a giant gorilla, from an infant and years later brings him to Hollywood seeking her fortune so she can save the family homestead.

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In 1937 Tanganyika Territory, Africa, eight-year-old Jill Young (Lora Lee Michel) is living with her father on his ranch. While in her yard, two Africans come by with an orphaned baby gorilla; Jill so wants a pet that she trades her toys and money for him, vowing to always care for the gorilla.

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