King Kong [Blu-ray]

King Kong [Blu-ray]

Director: Merian C. Cooper Cast: Schoedsack
, Fay Wray
Fay Wray
, Robert Armstrong
Robert Armstrong
, Bruce Cabot
Bruce Cabot
King Kong [Blu-ray]

King Kong [Blu-ray]

Director: Merian C. Cooper Cast: Schoedsack
, Fay Wray
Fay Wray
, Robert Armstrong
Robert Armstrong
, Bruce Cabot
Bruce Cabot


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"How would you like to star opposite the tallest, darkest leading man in Hollywood?" Enticed by these words, brunette leading lady Fay Wray dyed her hair blonde and accepted the role of Ann Darrow in King Kong -- and stayed with the project even after learning that her "leading man" was a 50-foot ape. The film introduces us to flamboyant, foolhardy documentary filmmaker Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong), who sails off to parts unknown to film his latest epic with leading lady Darrow in tow. Disembarking at Skull Island, they stumble on a ceremony in which the native dancers circle around a terrified-looking young girl, chanting, "Kong! Kong!" The chief (Noble Johnson) and witch doctor (Steve Clemente) spot Denham and company and order them to leave. But upon seeing Ann, the chief offers to buy the "golden woman" to serve as the "bride of Kong." Denham refuses, and he and the others beat a hasty retreat to their ship. Late that night, a party of native warriors sneak on board the ship and kidnap Ann. They strap her to a huge sacrificial altar just outside the gate, then summon Kong, who winds up saving Ann instead of devouring her. Kong is eventually taken back to New York, where he breaks loose on the night of his Broadway premiere, thinking that his beloved Ann is being hurt by the reporters' flash bulbs. Now at large in New York, Kong searches high and low for Ann (in another long-censored scene, he plucks a woman from her high-rise apartment, then drops her to her death when he realizes she isn't the girl he's looking for). After proving his devotion by wrecking an elevated train, Kong winds up at the top of the Empire State Building, facing off against a fleet of World War I fighter planes.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/20/2022
UPC: 0883929799022
Original Release: 1933
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Language: English
Time: 1:40:00
Sales rank: 1,065

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fay Wray Ann Darrow
Robert Armstrong Carl Denham
Bruce Cabot John Driscoll
Sam Hardy Charles Weston
Frank Reicher Capt. Englehorn
Noble Johnson Native Chief
Steve Clemente Witch King
James Flavin 2nd Mate Briggs
Paul Porcasi Socrates
Russ Powell Dock Watchman,Dock Watchman
Ethan Laidlaw Sailor
Blackie Whiteford Sailor
Dick Curtis Sailor
Charles Sullivan Sailor
Harry Tenbrook Sailor
Gil Perkins Sailor
Vera Lewis Theater Patron
Leroy Mason Theater Patron
Frank Mills Reporter
Lynton Brent Reporter,Member of Ship's Crew
Jim Thorpe Native Dancer
George MacQuarrie Police Captain
Madame Sul-te-wan Handmaiden
Etta McDaniel Native Woman
Raymond Turner Native
Dorothy Gulliver Girl
Carlotta Monti Girl
Barney Capehart Pilot
Bob Galloway Pilot
Eric Wood Pilot
Dusty Mitchell Pilot
Russ Rogers Pilot
Reginald Barlow Engineer
Merian C. Cooper Flight Commander
Ernest B. Schoedsack Chief Observer
Fay Actor
King Kong King Kong
Walter Ackerman Reporter
James Adamson Native Child
Ed Allen Native
Roscoe Ates Press Photographer
Jack Best Warrior
Harry Bowen Reporter
Russell Saunders Actor
Jack Black Actor
Everett Brown Native in Ape Costume
Jack Chapin Reporter
Edward Clark Member of Ship's Crew
Onest Conley Warrior
Kathryn Curry Native
Sandra Shaw Woman Dropped by Kong
Mme. Wan Handmaiden
Victor Wong Actor
Max Steiner Composer

Technical Credits
Ernest B. Schoedsack Director,Producer
Merian C. Cooper Director,Producer
James Ashmore Creelman Screenwriter,Screenwriter
Ruth Rose Screenwriter
Byron L. Crabbe Special Effects
Marcel Delgado Special Effects
E.B. Gibson Special Effects
Orville Goldner Special Effects
Mario Larrinaga Special Effects
Willis O'Brien Special Effects
Fred Reese Special Effects
Carroll L. Shepphird Special Effects
David O. Selznick Executive Producer
Murray Spivack Sound Effects
Clem Portman Sound Effects
Leon Gordon Screenwriter
Harry Redmond Jr. Special Effects
Linwood Dunn Special Effects
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