Robert Armstrong stars as movie producer Carl Denham who travels to a mysterious, uncharted island in search of material for his next film. Also aboard are unemployed actress Ann Darrow (Fay Wray) and adventurer Jack Driscoll (Bruce Cabot). Once the crew reaches Skull Island they discover it is home to prehistoric beasts including Kong, a giant ape who becomes obsessed with the crew's blonde starlet. King Kong teems with memorable moments, from the audience's first glance at the giant ape to his last stand atop the Empire State Building.
Merian C. Cooper; Ernest B. Schoedsack.
Merian C. Cooper (story) (uncredited); Edgar Wallace (story) (uncredited); James Ashmore Creelman (screenplay) (as James Creelman); Ruth Rose (screenplay); Merian C. Cooper (idea); Edgar Wallace (idea).
Fay Wray (Ann Darrow); Robert Armstrong (Carl Denham); Bruce Cabot (John 'Jack' Driscoll); Frank Reicher (Capt. Englehorn); Sam Hardy (Charles Weston); Noble Johnson (Skull Island nation leader); Steve Clemente (Witch King (as Steve Clemento)); James Flavin (Second Mate Briggs). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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