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

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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria ACTION MIG (Text) 37521530624891 AMPL Adult DVD Action Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC MIGHTY (Text) 37500002835946 Movies Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD SCIFI & HORROR (Text) 30403001478122 DVD - SciFi & Horror Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Mighty (Text) 78292000264423 Family DVD Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD FIC MIGHTY (Text) 33946002327083 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780650727
  • ISBN: 9780780650725
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]

Content descriptions

General 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Technical creator, Willis O'Brien.
Participant or Performer Note:
Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Gorilla > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Animal welfare > Drama.
Aggressive behavior in animals > Drama.
Nightclubs > Drama.
Gorilas > Teatro.
Mascotas > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Animal films.
Animal > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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