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Title:
Mighty Joe Young
Author:
Rosenthal, Mark, screenwriter.
Uniform Title:
Mighty Joe Young (Motion picture : 1998)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Walt Disney Home Video, [1999?]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past.
General Note:
For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated PG.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780788814921
UPC:
1795100164

717951001641
Format :
DVD

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Summary

In Mighty Joe Young the title character is a 15-foot-tall motherless African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young, the orphaned daughter of a primatologist who was murdered by the same poachers who slew Joe's mom.


Author Notes

Bill Paxton was born in Fort Worth, Texas on May 17, 1955. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles to break into the film industry, finding jobs as a production assistant and set dresser. At the age of 21, he enrolled at New York University, but dropped out after two years to return to Los Angeles to pursue acting there. He appeared in both film and television. His films included The Terminator, Aliens, True Lies, Independence Day, Titanic, Apollo 13, and Twister. His television roles included Bill Henrickson on Big Love, Randolph McCoy in the three-part mini-series Hatfields and McCoys, and as a rogue cop on Training Day. He died from complications of surgery on February 25, 2017 at the age of 61.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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