NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes • Archived

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Movie poster image for "KING KONG"


A film crew travels to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star, Ann, played by the dashing Fay Wray. After the ape is brought to New York City for public exhibition, his affection for Ann causes him to scrounge the city in search of her, leading him to the top of the Empire State Building in one of the most iconic moments of cinematic history. Dominated by cinematic quality and ground breaking special effects, this iconic film thrills audiences as the zeitgeist of all monster movies.

Directed By

Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack

Written By

James Ashmore Creelman and Ruth Rose


Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot

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