Bride of the Gorilla (1951) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Barbara Payton, Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Junior, Tom Conway, Paul Cavanagh.

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Klaas Van Gelder (Paul Cavanagh), owner of a rubber plantation in the jungles of South America, dies after a fight with his manager, Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr), over the attentions Chavez has been paying to his wife, Dina (Barbara Payton). Chavez fakes the nature of his employer's death, ascribing it to snake bite. But Van Gelder's old servant woman knows that Barney is directly responsible for the death of her master. She spikes his drink with a poison that turns him into a gorilla at night.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on present day Earth Character operated on/altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   magically turned into an animal or monster Kind of Horror Story    -   the monster chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Jungle?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   boring Kinds of F/X    -   nasty human transformations

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