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who's the monkey???


The ape that plays Link isn't credited! Yet he out-acts everyone else in the film. That seems unfair to me.

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I completely agree! Just watched this film literally minutes ago and that Orangutan was awesome!

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-Yet he out-acts everyone else in the film. That seems unfair to me-







When there's no more room in hell, The dead will walk the earth...

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Great performances in this film, but none better than the three chimps, particuarly the one playing Link. I imagine he's gone to that great jungle in the sky by now, especially if he was in his 40s (is that possible?) when this film was made.

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He's not a chimp(or a monkey for that matter), he's an Orangutan.

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I was about to post the same. He's the star and he's not even credited.. Is IMDB allowing non-human actors to start with?

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I agree.. LINK is quite talented... he's probably still alive, I mean apes can live up to great ages.

You know sometimes they give give actor/actresses awards when they VERY OLD.... they should do the same for this ape.

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Locke as Link
Carrie as Voodoo
Jed as Imp

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Totally agree, the orangutan (Link) was one of the best animal performances I've seen.
Also great are the 2 bears - both young and adult - in L'ours.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095800/



Oh Lori,you bring the spring the summer, fall, oo and winter by the season

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Totally agree, the orangutan (Link) was one of the best animal performances I've seen.
Locke was really quite brilliant. I hope his contract saw him paid something more than bananas.🐭

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