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    At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, teamed with seductive mantrap Laverne, the owner's wife. Then a man is found dead of a broken neck. Was it Goliath or someone wearing Joey's gorilla suit? Detective Sgt. Garrison finds four interlocked romantic triangles among the suspects...

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    Director:Harmon Jones

    Writers:Leonard Praskins
    Barney Slater

    Release Date:May 1954 (USA)

    Cast
    Cameron Mitchell ... Joey Matthews

    Anne Bancroft ... Laverne Miller

    Lee J. Cobb ... Detective Sgt. Garrison
    Raymond Burr ... Cy Miller
    Charlotte Austin ... Audrey Baxter
    Peter Whitney ... Kovacs

    Lee Marvin ... Shaughnessy, Policeman
    Warren Stevens ... Joe, Detective
    John Kellogg ... Morse (as John G. Kellogg)
    Charles Tannen ... Owens
    George Barrows ... Goliath the Gorilla (uncredited)
    John Beradino ... Policeman (uncredited)
    Chuck Couch ... Trapeze Act (uncredited)
    Billy Curtis ... Slim, Midget Carnival Employee (uncredited)
    Sayre Dearing ... Midway Extra (uncredited)
    John McKee ... Policeman (uncredited)
    Lee Miller ... Carnival Extra/Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
    Frank Mills ... Barker (uncredited)
    Joe Ploski ... Spectator (uncredited)
    Charles Sherlock ... Policeman (uncredited)
    Jack Stoney ... Cage Attendant (uncredited)
    Charles Sullivan ... Spectator (uncredited)
    Max Wagner ... Policeman (uncredited)

    Crew
    Produced by
    Leonard Goldstein .... executive producer
    Robert L. Jacks .... producer

    Original Music by
    Lionel Newman

    Cinematography by
    Lloyd Ahern

    Film Editing by
    George A. Gittens
    Paul Weatherwax

    Casting by
    Millie Gusse (uncredited)

    Art Direction by
    Addison Hehr
    Lyle R. Wheeler

    Set Decoration by
    Al Orenbach

    Costume Design by
    Charles Le Maire
    Renié

    Makeup Department
    Frank Westmore .... makeup artist

    Production Management
    Ruby Rosenberg .... production manager (uncredited)

    Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
    Charles Hall .... assistant director
    Erich von Stroheim Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)

    Art Department
    Max Goldman .... props (uncredited)
    Ray Thompson .... assistant property master (uncredited)

    Sound Department
    Harry M. Leonard .... sound
    E. Clayton Ward .... sound
    Charles G. Schelling .... sound editor (uncredited)

    Camera and Electrical Department
    Vaughn Ashen .... gaffer (uncredited)
    Al Lebowitz .... assistant camera (uncredited)
    Cliff Maupin .... still photographer (uncredited)
    Leo McCreary .... key grip (uncredited)
    Val O'Malley .... assistant camera (uncredited)
    Harry Webb .... camera operator (uncredited)

    Other crew
    Leonard Doss .... color consultant
    Charles Le Maire .... wardrobe director
    Lionel Newman .... musical director
    Paul Weatherwax .... editorial supervisor
    Michael Audley .... dialogue director (uncredited)
    Florence Hayes .... wardrobe (uncredited)
    Rosemary Johnston .... stand-in (uncredited)
    Jack Masters .... wardrobe (uncredited)
    Cora Parmentier .... script clerk (uncredited)