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King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ishirô Honda

Writing Credits  

Shin'ichi Sekizawa ... (written by)
 
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)

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)
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Farou Island Chief
Yoshifumi Tajima ...
Captain of Fujita's Ship - Japanese version only
Ikio Sawamura ...
Witch Doctor
Senshô Matsumoto ...
Prime Minister
Kô Mishima ...
Official
Sachio Sakai ...
Obayashi (Mr. Tako's assistant)
Tatsuo Matsumura ...
Dr. Makino
Senkichi Ômura ...
TTV Translator Konno
Ren Yamamoto ...
Helicopter Pilot
Haruya Katô ...
Obayashi's assistant
Shin Ôtomo ...
Captain of Vessel
Nadao Kirino ...
General's Aide
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Yutaka Nakayama
Toshihiko Furuta
Naoya Kusakawa
Mitsuo Tsuda
Haruko Tôgô
Kenzô Tabu ...
Dreary Newscaster
Takuzô Kumagai ...
Police Executive (as Jirô Kumagai)
Shirô Tsuchiya
Yasuzô Ogawa
Kazuo Suzuki
Hideo Shibuya ...
Member of Press Corp (as Shinpei Mitsui)
Haruya Sakamoto
Hiromi Mineoka
Terumi Oka
Ichirô Chiba
Mieko Kurenai
Douglas Fein ...
Commander Roberts (as Dagurasu Fuên)
Harold Conway ...
Scientist in Sub (as Harorudo Konwei)
Osman Yusuf ...
Submariner (as Osuman Yusefu)
Shôichi Hirose ...
...
Katsumi Tezuka ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Holcombe ...
Dr. Johnson
Michael Keith ...
Eric Carter
James Yagi ...
Yataka Omura
...
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: USA (as William Stevenson)

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

Editorial Department 

Peter Zinner ... editorial supervisor: USA

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 (as Thomas Montgomery)

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