This is a movie you either love or hate.
But really, how can you hate a movie that has the Ritz Bothers, an "old dark house," a murderous gorilla, and Bela Lugosi? And, just for good measure, let's throw in Patsy Kelly and Lionel Atwill.
It's mindless fun and the only vexing question you might have is whether the Ritz Brothers are second-tier Marx Brothers, or second-tier Stooges, or if they are on a level all of their own.
I tended to see the hierarchy as Marxes, Ritzes, Howards/Stooges. Certainly as far as films went...though I gather that the Ritzes never were at their best in film. How many gorilla films did Lugosi do, in total?ReplyDelete
Too many, Todd.Delete
Now those are some names I have not heard in a long time.ReplyDelete