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King Kong (1933) Poster

(1933)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Merian C. Cooper ... (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

James Ashmore Creelman ... (screen play by) (as James Creelman) and
Ruth Rose ... (screen play by)
 
Merian C. Cooper ... (from an idea conceived by) and
Edgar Wallace ... (from an idea conceived by)
 
Merian C. Cooper ... (story) (uncredited)
Leon Gordon ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)
Edgar Wallace ... (story) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Robert Armstrong ...
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Sam Hardy ...
Noble Johnson ...
Steve Clemente ...
Witch King (as Steve Clemento)
James Flavin ...
King Kong ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walter Ackerman ...
Reporter (uncredited)
James Adamson ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Van Alder ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Ed Allen ...
Native (uncredited)
Etta Mae Allen ...
Native (uncredited)
Frank Angel ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Roscoe Ates ...
Press Photographer (uncredited)
Ralph Bard ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Reginald Barlow ...
Ship's Engineer (uncredited)
Leo Beard ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Fred Behrle ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Jack Best ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Johnnie Bland ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Eddie Boland ...
Reporter / Cameraman (uncredited)
Harry Bowen ...
Reporter (uncredited)
John Brakins ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ...
Reporter / Cameraman (uncredited)
Roy Brent ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Everett Brown ...
Native in Ape Costume (uncredited)
Betty Burns ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Barney Capehart ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Jack Chapin ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Claremont ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Edward Clark ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
John Collins ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Odel Conley ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Onest Conley ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Merian C. Cooper ...
Pilot of Plane That Kills Kong (uncredited)
Harry Cornbleth ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Kathryn Curry ...
Native (uncredited)
Nathan Curry ...
Native (uncredited)
Dick Curtis ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Bill Dagwell ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
George Daly ...
Machine Gunner (uncredited)
Ruby Dandridge ...
Native Dancer (uncredited)
Vivian Dandridge ...
Native Child (uncredited)
John Davis ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Joe Dill ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
James Dime ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Fanny Donahue ...
Native (uncredited)
Jean Doran ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Walter Downing ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Florence Dudley ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Tex Duffy ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
William Dunn ...
Native (uncredited)
William Duran ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Peter Duray ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Duval ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Earl Dwire ...
New York Theatregoer (uncredited)
Ralph Easton ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Oliver Eckhardt ...
New York Theatregoer (uncredited)
Louise Emmons ...
Old Woman in Line at Mission (uncredited)
Shorty English ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Frank Fanning ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
Jean Fenwick ...
New Yorker (uncredited)
Bill Fisher ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Larry Fisher ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Art Flavin ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Joe Flourney ...
Native (uncredited)
Betty Gale ...
New Yorker (uncredited)
Jack Gallagher ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Bob Galloway ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Evelyn Garrison ...
Native (uncredited)
Harold Garrison ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Frank Gerritty ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
June Gittelson ...
Fat Woman (uncredited)
Arnold Gray ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Duke Green ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Lawrence Green ...
Native (uncredited)
Dorothy Gulliver ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Charles Haefeli ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Charlie Hall ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Pat Harmon ...
Gunman (uncredited)
James Harrison ...
Cameraman (uncredited)
Eddie Hart ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Lew Harvey ...
Gunman (uncredited)
Etta Mae Henry ...
Native (uncredited)
Irene Henry ...
Baby (uncredited)
Tex Higginson ...
Member of Ship's Crew / Assistant Director / Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Earl 'Hap' Hogan ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Wesley Hopper ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Hazel Howell ...
New Yorker (uncredited)
Clifford Ingram ...
Warrior (uncredited)
T.C. Jack ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Jimmy James ...
Member of Ship's Crew / Assistant Director (uncredited)
Annie L. Johnson ...
Native (uncredited)
John L. Johnson ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Harry Keaton ...
Ballyhooer (uncredited)
Walter Kimpton ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Walter Kirby ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Al Knight ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Walter Knox ...
Native (uncredited)
Ethan Laidlaw ...
First Mate (uncredited)
Sam Levine ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Vera Lewis ...
New York Theatregoer (uncredited)
Timothy J. Lonergan ...
Police Officer / Usher (uncredited)
George MacQuarrie ...
Police Captain (uncredited)
George Magrill ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Joe Smith Marba ...
Elevated Train Motorman (uncredited)
Rena Marlowe ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Sam Marlowe ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Mae Marrin ...
Ballyhooer (uncredited)
Henry Martin ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Buddy Mason ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
LeRoy Mason ...
New York Theatregoer (uncredited)
Richie McCarew ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Etta McDaniel ...
Native (uncredited)
Al McDonald ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Larry McGrath ...
Ballyhooer (uncredited)
Frank Meredith ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
Frank Mills ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Dusty Mitchell ...
Pilot (uncredited)
King Mojave ...
Ballyhooer (uncredited)
Carlotta Monti ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Harry Mount ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Almeta Muse ...
Native (uncredited)
Alice Nichols ...
Native (uncredited)
Nim Nixon ...
Native Dancer (uncredited)
John Northpole ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Skeets Noyes ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
G. Raymond Nye ...
Police Captain (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Paddy O'Flynn ...
Reporter / Cameraman (uncredited)
Tom O'Grady ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Bert O'Malley ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Charles O'Malley ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Edward Patrick ...
Native Dancer (uncredited)
Gil Perkins ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Jack Perry ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Nathan Perry ...
Native (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ...
Cameraman (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy ...
Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
Paul Porcasi ...
Apple Vendor (uncredited)
Mahlon Potts ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Malcon Potts ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Russ Powell ...
Watchman (uncredited)
A.J. Prather ...
Native (uncredited)
Jack Pratt ...
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Tom Quinn ...
Reporter (uncredited)
T.J. Rankin ...
Native Dancer (uncredited)
Eddy Reed ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Gus Robinson ...
Native Dancer (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Russ Rogers ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Jack Saunders ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Syd Saylor ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack ...
Machine-Gunner on Plane That Kills Kong (uncredited)
Charles Sewell ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Floyd Shackelford ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Sandra Shaw ...
Hotel Woman Dropped by Kong (uncredited)
Tony Shelly ...
Native (uncredited)
Gay Sheridan ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Milton Shockley ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Jack Silver ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Jack Smith ...
Reporter (uncredited)
William Solder ...
Native (uncredited)
Katherine Sparks ...
Native (uncredited)
Hugh Starkey ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Larry Steers ...
New York Theatregoer (uncredited)
Edward Stevens ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Roy Stewart ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Strang ...
Policeman at Headquarters (uncredited)
Eddie Sturgis ...
Ballyhooer (uncredited)
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ...
Native (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Gertrude Sutton ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Tobias Tally ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Walter Taylor ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Ivan Thomas ...
Conductor (uncredited)
Roy Thompson ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Jim Thorpe ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Earl Turman ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Ray Turner ...
Native (uncredited)
William Van Vleck ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Monte Vandergrift ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
Sailor Vincent ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
John Wade ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Kid Wagner ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Harry Walker ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Wade Walker ...
Native (uncredited)
H.R. Warwick ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Blue Washington ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Charles Washington ...
Warrior (uncredited)
George Washington ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Hannah Washington ...
Native Child (uncredited)
Jack West ...
Native (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ...
Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
Bill Williams ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Geneva Williams ...
Native (uncredited)
Ivory Williams ...
Warrior (uncredited)
Victor Wong ...
Eric Wood ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Helen Worthington ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
Lillian Young ...
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

David O. Selznick ... executive producer
Merian C. Cooper ... producer (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Max Steiner ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Edward Linden ... (as Eddie Linden) (photographed by)
J.O. Taylor ... (photographed by)
Vernon L. Walker ... (as Vernon Walker) (photographed by)
Kenneth Peach ... (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Ted Cheesman ... film editor

Production Design by 

Carroll Clark ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Carroll Clark ... (uncredited)
Alfred Herman ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Carroll Clark ... (settings by)
Alfred Herman ... (as Al Herman) (settings by)
Thomas Little ... (uncredited)
Ray Moyer ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Walter Plunkett ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Mel Berns ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)
Dot Carlson ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Dotha Hippe ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Sam Kaufman ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Doran Cox ... assistant director (uncredited)
Walter Daniels ... assistant director (uncredited)
Ivan Thomas ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Byron L. Crabbe ... art technician
Mario Larrinaga ... art technician
John Cerisoli ... sculptor (uncredited)
George Gabe ... property master (uncredited)
Van Nest Polglase ... supervising art director (uncredited)
Ernest Smythe ... additional storyboard artist (uncredited)
Peter Stitch ... painting technician (uncredited)
W.G. White ... construction technician (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Murray Spivack ... sound effects
Earl A. Wolcott ... recorded by
Walter Elliott ... sound effects associate (uncredited)
Eddie Harman ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Clem Portman ... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Murray Spivack ... sound designer (uncredited)
Harold E. Stine ... boom operator (uncredited)
Richard Van Hessen ... boom operator: visual effects unit (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Harry Redmond Jr. ... special effects (uncredited)
Harry Redmond Sr. ... special effects (uncredited)
Frank D. Williams ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Byron L. Crabbe ... matte painter (uncredited) / matte technician (uncredited)
Marcel Delgado ... model maker (uncredited) / technician (uncredited)
Linwood G. Dunn ... optical photographer (uncredited)
C. Dodge Dunning ... visual effects supervisor: Dunning process (uncredited)
Carroll H. Dunning ... visual effects supervisor: Dunning process (uncredited)
Buzz Gibson ... technician (uncredited)
Orville Goldner ... technician (uncredited)
Henri Hillinck ... matte painter (uncredited)
Mario Larrinaga ... matte painter (uncredited) / matte technician (uncredited)
Willis H. O'Brien ... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Fred Reese ... technician (uncredited)
Carroll L. Shepphird ... technician (uncredited)
Clifford Stine ... special effects cameraman (uncredited)
Bud Thackery ... process photography (uncredited)
William Ulm ... optical photographer (uncredited)
Vernon L. Walker ... visual effects cinematographer (uncredited)
Frank D. Williams ... matte supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Marcella Allen ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Frank Cullen ... stunts (uncredited)
Dorothy Curtis ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Dill ... stunts (uncredited)
Aline Goodwin ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Duke Green ... stunts (uncredited)
Tex Higginson ... stunt double (uncredited)
Jimmy James ... stunt double (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Lillian Jones ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Leonore Kinney ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... stunt double: Robert Armstrong (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Judy Malcolm ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Buddy Mason ... stunt double: Robert Armstrong (uncredited)
Cherie May ... stunt double: Fay Wray (uncredited)
Al McDonald ... stunt double: Bruce Cabot (uncredited)
Harvey Parry ... stunt driver: car crashes (uncredited)
Gil Perkins ... stunt double: Bruce Cabot (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy ... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... stunts (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... stunt double: Robert Armstrong (uncredited)
Sailor Vincent ... stunts (uncredited)
Harry Wagner ... stunts (uncredited)
Pauline Wagner ... stunt double: for Fay Wray on edge of Empire State Building (uncredited)
Charles Watt ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Williams ... stunt double: Robert Armstrong (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ernest Bachrach ... still photographer (uncredited)
William H. Clothier ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Lee Davis ... camera operator (uncredited)
Guy Gilman ... gaffer (uncredited)
Edward Henderson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Alexander Kahle ... still photographer (uncredited)
George Marquenie ... best boy (uncredited)
Sam Redding ... key grip (uncredited)
William Reinhold ... second assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack ... camera operator (uncredited)
Clifford Stine ... second assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Bert Willis ... first assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Stacy Woodard ... director of photography: inserts (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ethel Beach ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Tommy Clark ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Bernhard Kaun ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Max Steiner ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Walter Daniels ... production assistant
Marcel Delgado ... technical staff
Buzz Gibson ... technical staff (as E.B. Gibson)
Orville Goldner ... technical staff
Archie Marshek ... production assistant (as Archie F. Marshek)
Willis H. O'Brien ... chief technician
Fred Reese ... technical staff
Carroll L. Shepphird ... technical staff (as Carroll Shepphird)
Betty Collins ... double (uncredited)
Chick Collins ... double (uncredited)
Sam Cummings ... double (uncredited)
C. Dodge Dunning ... dunning process supervisor (uncredited)
Carroll H. Dunning ... dunning process supervisor (uncredited)
Betty Goode ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Mike Graves ... double (uncredited)
Edith Haskins ... double (uncredited)
Jack Holbrook ... double (uncredited)
Billy Jones ... double (uncredited)
Duke Krantz ... pilot (uncredited)
J.W. Lytle ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Horace McCoy ... script assistant (uncredited)
Frances Mills ... double (uncredited)
O.A. Patterson ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Zoe Porter ... assistant: Mr. Cooper (uncredited)
Harry Raven ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Bob Rose ... double (uncredited)
Loretta Rush ... double (uncredited)
Sidney Saunders ... rear projection process (uncredited)
John Sinclair ... double (uncredited)
George Weiss ... pilot (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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