Euro Cult Movie Forum => British Films => Topic started by: Inspector Tanzi on 16 Feb 2014 - 00:33

Title: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 16 Feb 2014 - 00:33
Konga - Ridiculous fun from Merton Park Studios, Biologist Dr. Charles Decker (Michael Gough) returns from Africa a year after going missing and presumed dead with an astonishing discovery, he makes Insectivore plants grow to a huge size and become carnivorous. He tries out the serum on a Chimpanzee and for some reason it grows into a Gorilla! He orders it to kill his adversaries and people who get in his way, until it gets given too much serum and the next thing you know there is a giant beast on the rampage.

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Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Jonny on 16 Feb 2014 - 10:29
Never seen this but have always wanted to. Might just pick this up, what's the quality like?
Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 16 Feb 2014 - 13:14
Never seen this but have always wanted to. Might just pick this up, what's the quality like?
Quality is pretty good. I just tried to put it through the VLC player but it won't load up in there, so I used the built in DVD player, took a load of screen captures, went to look at them and all they are are loads of grey and white squares!
Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: babybreese on 16 Feb 2014 - 13:49
I'll throw in a few caps from the Midnite Movies DVD.  Non anamorphic but it looks OK ( is the Network disc 16 x 9? ).
Michael Gough is off the charts and lots of fun, Claire Gordon provides a few points of interest, and the whole thing is perfectly ridiculous.  I love it :)
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Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 16 Feb 2014 - 14:56
Non anamorphic but it looks OK ( is the Network disc 16 x 9? ).
Yeah, the Network one is anamorphic, a relief in a way really as I've got the MGM one with Yongary but forgot I had it when I ordered the Network disc.
Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: the blob on 16 Feb 2014 - 17:45
I used to have the original R1 MGM disc with Konga on its own, flogged it when the Network one came out as it was anamorphic but I'm yet to actually buy it!
Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 06 Apr 2014 - 18:48
Never seen this but have always wanted to. Might just pick this up, what's the quality like?
Did you get one, Jonny?
Title: Re: Konga (John Lemont, 1961)
Post by: Jonny on 06 Apr 2014 - 19:00
Never seen this but have always wanted to. Might just pick this up, what's the quality like?
Did you get one, Jonny?

Not yet!