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The Bride and the Beast

Released 1958
Distributor Allied Artists Pictures

An angora-loving gorilla sets his sights on the curvy heroine in this bizarre Ed Wood jungle concoction that’s evaded the Golden Turkey brigade only because he didn’t direct it. They don’t make ’em like this anymore, and anyway, they hardly ever did.

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About John Landis

John Landis is the director of Animal House, The Blues BrothersAn American Werewolf In LondonTrading Places, Schlock, Kentucky Fried MovieSpies Like UsThree Amigos!Into The Night, The Stupids, Innocent Blood, Coming To America, Burke & Hare, and Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Black Or White among many other films, commercials and extensive work in television. He was the Executive Producer and often director of HBO's celebrated series Dream On, and contributed two movies to the Masters of Horror series, Deer Woman and Family. His feature length documentaries Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO, and Slasher on IFC.