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Kingu Kongu tai Gojira (1962) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ishirô Honda

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

John Beck ... (story "King Kong vs. Prometheus") (uncredited)
Bruce Howard ... (american version) (american version)
Paul Mason ... (american version) (american version)
Willis H. O'Brien ... (story "King Kong vs. Frankenstein") (uncredited)
Shin'ichi Sekizawa
George Worthing Yates ... (story "King Kong vs. Prometheus")

Cast (in credits order)  

Tadao Takashima ...
Osamu Sakurai
Kenji Sahara ...
Kazuo Fujita
Yû Fujiki ...
Kinsaburo Furue
Ichirô Arishima ...
Mr. Tako
Jun Tazaki ...
General Masami Shinzo
Akihiko Hirata ...
Dr. Shigezawa
...
Fumiko Sakurai
Akiko Wakabayashi ...
Tamiye
Akemi Negishi ...
Chikiro's Mother (Dancing Girl)
Senshô Matsumoto ...
Prime Minister
Senkichi Ômura ...
TTV Translator Konno
Sachio Sakai ...
Obayashi (Mr. Tako's assistant)
Haruya Katô ...
Obayashi's assistant
Nadao Kirino ...
General's Aide
Kenzô Tabu ...
Dreary Newscaster
Shin Ôtomo ...
Captain of Vessel
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Farou Island Chief
Tatsuo Matsumura ...
Dr. Makino
Kô Mishima ...
Official
Yoshifumi Tajima ...
Captain of Fujita's Ship - Japanese version only
Ikio Sawamura ...
Witch Doctor
Ren Yamamoto ...
Helicopter Pilot
Harold Conway ...
Scientist in Sub
Osman Yusuf ...
Submariner
Shôichi Hirose ...
...
Katsumi Tezuka ...
Michael Keith ...
Eric Carter (U.S. version only)
James Yagi ...
Yutaka Omura (U.S. version only)
Harry Holcombe ...
Dr. Arnold Johnson (U.S. version only)
Byron Morrow ...
TV Newscaster (U.S. version only)
...
Narrator (U.S. version only) (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Douglas Fein ...
Commander Roberts
Haruo Hirano ...
Chikiro - Boy
Takuzô Kumagai ...
Police Executive (as Jirô Kumagai)
Masaaki Tachibana ...
Member of Press Corp
...
Submariner (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John Beck ... producer
Tomoyuki Tanaka ... producer

Music by 

Akira Ifukube

Cinematography by 

Hajime Koizumi

Film Editing by 

Reiko Kaneko

Production Design by 

Teruaki Abe
Takeo Kita

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Koji Hashimoto ... third assistant director
Kôji Kajita ... chief assistant director

Sound Department 

Sadamasa Nishimoto ... sound effects editor
Hisashi Shimonaga ... sound effects
William L. Stevenson ... sound effects editor: USA

Special Effects by 

Teruyoshi Nakano ... assistant director of special effects
Koichi Takano ... puppet effects
Teizô Toshimitsu ... special effects suit design
Eiji Tsuburaya ... director of special effects
Akira Watanabe ... art director of special effects/gojira and kingukongu suit designs
Fuminori Ôhashi ... special effects technical advisor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Sadamasa Arikawa ... director of special effects photography
Kôichi Kawakita ... assistant special effects cameraman
Kuichirô Kishida ... special effects lighting
Yukio Manoda ... optical effects
Hiroshi Mukoyama ... matte process
Sokei Tomioka ... special effects camera operator
Taka Yuki ... optical effects

Stunts 

Haruo Nakajima ... stunt choreographer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Shoshichi Kojima ... lighting technician

Music Department 

Robert Emmett Dolan ... composer: stock music (US version)
Joseph Gershenson ... conductor: USA
Henry Mancini ... composer: stock music (US version)
Milton Rosen ... composer: stock music (US version)
Hans J. Salter ... composer: stock music (US version)
Herman Stein ... composer: stock music (US version)
Peter Zinner ... music supervisor: American music

Other crew 

Tom Montgomery ... director: American version

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