The Ape Man

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Ape Man (1943, USA) is a Sci-Fi-Horror film film directed by William Beaudine.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1943
  • B/W
  • Runtime: 64 min
  • Production Co.: Banner Productions | Monogram Pictures
  • Distribution Co.: Monogram Pictures (1943) (USA) (theatrical) | Favorite Films (1949) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)
  • Directed by William Beaudine
  • Written by Karl Brown
  • Starring: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall, Minerva Urecal, Emil Van Horn, J. Farrell MacDonald, Wheeler Oakman, Ralph Littlefield, Jack Mulhall, Charles Jordan, Charlie Hall, George Kirby, Ray Miller, Ernest Morrison, and William Ruhl
  • Produced by Jack Dietz, Sam Katzman, Barney A. Sarecky
  • Cinematography by Mack Stengler
  • Film Editing by Carl Pierson

Also Known As

  • L'homme-singe (France)
  • L'uomo scimmia (Italy)
  • Lock Your Doors (UK)
  • O Gorila Matador ( Brazil)
  • The Gorilla Strikes (USA)
  • They Creep in the Night (USA) (working title)


  • No one is safe from the cruel desires of this inhuman fiend!

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