Mighty Joe Young Trailer (1949)

The trailer for Mighty Joe Young.

After being taken from his home in Africa, Joe is an instant hit in the Hollywood nightclub "The Golden Safari" (on opening night he wins a tug-of-war with ten real-life strong men, including ex-boxer Primo Carnera, whom he throws into the audience), but the novelty wears off and he is tired and homesick after seventeen weeks of performing. An ill-conceived skit with Jill as an organ-grinder leaves Joe (and Jill) storming off-stage, and, to make matters worse, three drunks sneak backstage and ply Joe with liquor. Intoxicated, he breaks out of his cage and into the club, his rampage turning lions loose and inflicting massive damage. A court orders him shot.

Jill, Gregg, and O'Hara cook up a plan to get Joe out of the country--but on the way to a ship, they stop to rescue children from a burning orphanage, and Joe redeems himself.

Duration
1 min 40 sec

Views
11,290

Posted On
March 28, 2010
Director
Ernest B. Schoedsack

Writer
Ruth Rose

Studio
Warner Bros Pictures

Release
July 27, 1949
Cast
Terry Moore
Ben Johnson
Robert Armstrong
Frank McHugh
Douglas Fowley
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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