The Bride and the Beast (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Bride and the Beast (1958)

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This odd drama offers a new twist to the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast." A new bride finds herself at first appalled and then intrigued by the gorilla her new husband keeps in a cage. She finds herself inexplicably attracted to the large primate. She undergoes hypnosis and discovers that she was, in a past life, a gorilla herself. She and her husband, a big game hunter, go on an African safari. There she is abducted by a gorilla who carries her off into the jungle. The film is also known as "Queen of the Gorillas."
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Classics , Horror
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Studio:
Allied Artists

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Cast

Charlotte Austin
as Laura Carson Fuller
Lance Fuller
as Dan Fuller
Johnny Roth
as Taro, Houseboy-Guide
Steve Calvert
as Gorillas (uncredited)
William Justine
as Dr. Reiner
Gilbert Frye
as Capt. Cameron
Slick Slavin
as Soldier
Bhogwan Singh
as Native
Jean Ann Lewis
as Stewardess
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Critic Reviews for The Bride and the Beast

All Critics (3)

It's unmistakably Wood's project, and a must-see for his fans.

Full Review… | April 26, 2007
Combustible Celluloid

Hot monkey love (in a G-rated setting, of course)!

Full Review… | May 24, 2005
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