King Kong

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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005].
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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Two-disc special ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (ca. 104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
General Note
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; interview excerpts of Merian C. Cooper and Fay Wray; trailer gallery. Disc 2 Special feataures:I'm King Kong! The exploits of Merian C Coooper 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 test footage with Ray Harryhausen commentary.
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Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Eddie Linden, J.O. Taylor, Vernon Walker ; art directors, Carroll Clark, Al Herman ; editor, Ted Cheesman ; music, Max Steiner.
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Jan Hardy, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemente, James Flavin.
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
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
English dialogue, subtitles in English, French or Spanish (feature only); closed-captioned.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Armstrong, R., Cabot, B., Cooper, M. C., Schoedsack, E. B., & Wray, F. (2005). King Kong (Two-disc special ed.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Armstrong et al.. 2005. King Kong. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Armstrong et al.. King Kong Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Armstrong, Robert, et al. King Kong Two-disc special ed., Warner Home Video, 2005.

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