King Kong (1933)

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An adventure film about a film crew in search of a monster on a remote island. The crew finds King Kong and decides to take him back to New York as a money making spectacle. The film is a masterpiece of Stop-Motion in filmmaking history and inspired a line of King Kong films.

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Movie Score: 7.6/10 from 566 votes
Release Date: 1933-04-07
Status: Released
Run time: 100 min / 1:40
Production Studio : RKO Radio Pictures
Production Country: United States of America
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King Kong Casts

Robert Armstrong
as Carl Denham
Fay Wray
as Ann Darrow
Bruce Cabot
as Jack Driscoll
Frank Reicher
as Captain Englehorn
Victor Wong
as Charlie - Ship's Cook
James Flavin
as Mate Briggs
Sam Hardy
as Charles Weston
Noble Johnson
as Skull Island Native Chief
Steve Clemente
as Skull Island Witch Doctor
Bill Williams
as Theatre Usher (uncredited)
Dick Curtis
as Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Roscoe Ates
as Press Photographer (uncredited)
Merian C. Cooper
as Pilot of Plane That Kills Kong (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack
as Machine-Gunner on Plane That Kills Kong (uncredited)
Harry Strang
as Policeman at Headquarters (uncredited)
Paul Porcasi
as Apple Vendor (uncredited)

King Kong Crew

Directing Merian C. Cooper Director
Directing Ernest B. Schoedsack Director
Writing James Ashmore Creelman Screenplay
Writing Ruth Rose Screenplay
Production David O. Selznick Executive Producer
Production Merian C. Cooper Producer
Production Ernest B. Schoedsack Producer
Sound Max Steiner Original Music Composer
Camera Edward Linden Director of Photography
Camera J.O. Taylor Director of Photography
Camera Vernon L. Walker Director of Photography
Camera Kenneth Peach Director of Photography
Editing Ted Cheesman Editor
Sound Eddie Harman Sound Designer
Sound Murray Spivack Sound Effects Editor
Lighting George Marquenie Best Boy Electric
Camera Ernest B. Schoedsack Camera Operator
Visual Effects Willis H. O'Brien Chief Technician / Stop-Motion Expert
Production Walter Daniels Producer
Art Alfred Herman Set Decoration
Art Carroll Clark Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Mel Berns Makeup Department Head