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King of Kong Island (1968)
"Eva, la Venere selvaggia" (original title)

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Complete credited cast:
Brad Harris ...
Burt Dawson
Esmeralda Barros ...
Eva, the savage girl
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Albert Muller
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Ursula
Mark Farran ...
Robert
Aldo Cecconi ...
Theodore (as Jim Clay)
Paolo Magalotti ...
Turk (as Paul Carter)
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Forrester (as Dan Doney)
Miles Mason ...
Malik the Gorilla
Gino Turini ...
Turk's Goon (as John Turner)
Ursula Davis ...
Diana
Gianni Pulone ...
Payroll Robber (as Bianni Pulone)
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A group of mad scientists travel to Kong Island where they implant receptors into the brains of gorillas planning to create a gorilla war for world domination. Out to break a few heads is a descendant of King Kong. Written by Ray Hamel <hamel@primate.wisc.edu>

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29 September 1968 (Italy)  »

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Although the U.S. version was promoted under the title "King of Kong Island", the on screen title reads simply "Kong Island". See more »

Quotes

Albert Muller: [to Burt Dawson] You're an excellent specimen of the human race - strong, clever, brave. That's why I've chosen you for my first experiment on a human being. You'll have the honor of being the first man to become my slave.
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Jungle Shake
Written by Roberto Pregadio
Performed by Roberto Pregadio
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not nearly as bad as they say...

...certainly not in the league of, say, "Manos - The Hands of Fate" or Coleman Francis' 'Unholy Trinity', but also not very good either. Maltin gives this a 'BOMB' rating, which for me automatically means that I must seek it out for viewing.

The music is very groovy, very Italian disco and that's a plus. Most of the women are not too bad-looking and Brad Harris (formerly Hercules from numerous films) is pretty damn cut. The 'Ape Girl' is cute and wears no top, but her hair is always covering her breasts, the effect being actually rather sexy (kind of like how you never actually see any of Catherine Deneuve's naughty bits in "Repulsion"). The gorilla costumes are AWFUL.

In a lot of ways this films is like a jungle serial from the '30s - but it was made forty years too late! Still, there are far worse ways to spend 85 minutes.


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