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King Kong (2-Mar-1933)

Directors: Merian C. Cooper; Ernest B. Schoedsack

Writers: Merian C. Cooper; James Creelman; Ruth Rose; Edgar Wallace

Music by: Max Steiner

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Monkeys, Giant Monster, Dinosaurs, New York

A film crew ventures to a remote tropic island in search of a legendary ape creature, intending a "Beauty and the Beast" picture. On arrival, natives kidnap their lead actress, played by Fay Wray, and offer this "golden woman" to Kong as a ritual sacrifice, which he eagerly accepts. After the rescue of Wray and the capture of Kong, the beast is brought in chains to New York City. What could go wrong?

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Armstrong
20-Nov-1890 20-Apr-1973 King Kong
Bruce Cabot
20-Apr-1904 3-May-1972 Saved Fay Wray from King Kong
Sam Hardy
21-Mar-1883 16-Oct-1935 King Kong
Fay Wray
15-Sep-1907 8-Aug-2004 King Kong


Fay Wray   ...   Ann Darrow
Robert Armstrong   ...   Carl Denham
Bruce Cabot   ...   Jack Driscoll (first mate)
Frank Reicher   ...   Capt. Englehorn
Sam Hardy   ...   Charles Weston
Noble Johnson   ...   Native Chief
Steve Clemento   ...   Witch King
James Flavin   ...   Second Mate


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