Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

Starring Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo, Murie Landers,  and Charita. Screenplay by Tim Ryan. Associate Producer: Herman Cohen. Produced by Maurice Duke. Executive Producer: Jack Broder. Directed by William Beaudine. 

The time is the 1950s and the hottest comedy act in Hollywood is Martin and Lewis. Taking full advantage of the trend, Dean Martin look-a-like Duke Mitchell and his Jerry Lewis clone partner, DSammy Partillo, play a pair of nightclub performers who fall out of a plane annd find themselves stranded on a jungle island, complete with Bela Lugosi, who is experimenting with a serum that turns people into gorillas. Wacky fun with corny gags, jungle romance and a few show tumes tossed in .    

A Jack Broder Production - Released by Realart Pictures  
Originally released October 8, 1952 - 72 min. - b&w- mono
aka THE BOYS FROM BROOKLYN
British title: THE MO
NSTER MEETS THE GORILLA

 

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