| Share


Director/Writer: Caroline Thompson
Director of Photography:Steve Mason
Editor:Jonathan Shaw
Music:Elmer Bernstein
Production Designers:David Nichols and Daniel Lomino
Producers:Steve Nicholaides and Fred Fuchs
Jim Henson Pictures and Columbia; PG; 84
Cast:Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Peter Elliott, Alan Cumming, Paul Reubens and Irma T. Hall
Based on the book Animals Are My Hobby by Gertrude Davies Lintz

An odd career move for Russo, who has until now shown discretion when choosing roles and leading men. Real-life Brooklyn socialite Gertrude “Trudy” Lintz turns her elegant apartment into a zoo, housing a sizable menagerie. The apple of her eye is Buddy, a gorilla she adopts as a sick infant. She dresses him in custom threads from Bergdorf Goodman and nurtures him as a son. But Trudy has to rethink Buddy as a domestic pet when she takes him to the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago and he acts, well, like a gorilla. A bland film that never explains Trudy's peculiar lifestyle.

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

More on Buddy from Infoplease:

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring