Mighty Joe Young








Turner Home Ent

Release Date


DVD Release

Nov 22, 2005






Ernest B. Schoedsack


Jill Young has brought up her pet gorilla since she was a child. When the gorilla is full grown, Hollywood promoter Max O'Hara travels to Africa and convinces Jill to bring the the gorilla, Joe, back to America. When in Hollywood, Joe is used in a stage production and is exploited to no end. It doesn't take long until Joe is sick of being mistreated and he escapes to run loose in civilization.

Edition Details Cast
Terry MooreJill Young
Ben JohnsonGregg
Robert ArmstrongMax O'Hara
Frank McHughWindy
Douglas FowleyJones
Denis GreenCrawford
Paul GuilfoyleSmith
Nestor PaivaBrown
Regis ToomeyJohn Young
Lora Lee MichelJill Young, as a Girl
James FlavinSchultz
Iris AdrianWoman
Mary GordonOld Woman
Bobby BarberDiner Customer
Ian BatchelorStrongman
Primo CarneraStrongman
Cliff ClarkPolice Guard Moran
Joyce ComptonBit Part
Frank ConroyReporter
Ellen CorbyOphanage Woman
James CravenFirst Man at Bar
Karl 'Killer' DavisStrongman
William 'Wee Willie' DavisStrongman
Man Mountain DeanHimself
Joe DevlinReporter
Eddie DunnFirst Bartender
Mary FieldO'Hara's Secretary
Bess FlowersNightclub Patron behind Drunks
Lee Tung FooWaiter
Edward GarganGuy at the bar
Selmer JacksonJudge
Donald KerrDiner Proprietor
Henry KulkyStrongman
Charles LaneGuy at the bar
Richard LaneAttorney
Kermit MaynardCowboy
Sammy MenackerStrongman
Anne NagelBrunette at Bar
William NewellMan at Bar
Phil OlafssonSwedish Angel
Garry OwenSecond Bartender
Jack PennickTruck driver
Ivan RasputinStrongman
Addison RichardsMan
Irene RyanGirl at the bar
William SchallertGas Station Attendant
Charles SherlockPoliceman
Sammy SteinStrongman
Harry StrangPoliceman With Tramp
Archie TwitchellReporter
Ray WalkerReporter
Max WillenzSketch artist
Norman WillisMan with Mustache at Bar