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The Film Detective presents:

The Hairy Ape (The Film Detective Restored Version) (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 889290261144)

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William Bendix, Susan Hayward, John Loder
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"Get away from me. Don't touch me, you ape. You hairy ape!" So says wealthy society girl Mildred Douglas (Susan Hayward) when she boards a freighter and encounters Hank Smith (William Bendix), a stoker with a brutal disposition. Her callous comment sends Smith on a journey of self examination. Based loosely on the play by Eugene O'Neil, this was one of the last movies directed by Alfred Santell, a Hollywood journeyman who began his career in the silent era on the Mack Sennett lot. The film also stars John Lodor, Dorothy Comingore, and Alan Napier.


  • UPC: 889290261144
  • Home Release: 2017-06-29
  • Original Release: 1944
  • Content Provider: The Film Detective
  • Runtime: 92:00
  • Genre: Susan Hayward;Drama;The Film Detective;Classic Film
  • Language: English
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  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-5

Cast and Crew

William Bendix
Susan Hayward
John Loder

Written by:
Robert D. Andrews
Decla Dunning

Directed by:
Alfred Santell

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