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King Kong / RKO Radio Pictures presents a Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack production ; from a story by Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper ; screen play by James A. Creelman and Ruth Rose.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD VINTAGE KIN (Text) 34304000417275 Adult - DVD Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD SCIFI & HORROR (Text) 30403001478338 DVD - SciFi & Horror Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780652525
  • ISBN: 9780780652521
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (disc 1 104 min., disc 2 204 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 20-page reproduction of original 1933 souvenir program, King Kong memorable scenes postcards, tin packaging
  • Edition: Two-disc collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Special features: Disc 1: Original 1933 film classic in glorious black and white, and special features: commentary by visual effects veterans Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston; with interpolated interview excerpts of Merian C. Cooper and Fay Wray; Merian C. Cooper movies trailer gallery. Disc 2 Special features: I'm King Kong! The exploits of Merian C Cooper, profiles the original King Kong's guiding hand; new 7-part documentary, RKO Productions 601: the making of Kong, eighth wonder of the world; original Creation test footage with Ray Harryhausen commentary.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Eddie Linden, J.O. Taylor, Vernon Walker ; art directors, Carroll Clark, Al Herman ; editor, Ted Cheesman ; music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note:
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Sam Hardy, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemente, James Flavin.
Summary, etc.:
Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island. The island is a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD video; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
English dialogue, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish (feature only); closed-captioned.
Subject: King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Monster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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