Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This two-tape video set chronicles the love affair that Hollywood filmmakers have had with gorillas. Hosted and narrated by Bob Burns, the videos highlight many of the great gorilla movies and their creators, including himself. There are interviews with special effects wizards Ray Harryhausen and Forrest J. Ackerman. There are also clips from numerous gorilla films including King Kong, Godzilla, Planet of the Apes, and various Tarzan movies. The viewer is treated to a glimpse of the magnificent, yet gentle nature of the apes and the movies that have captured the public's imagination over the years.