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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) (as James Creelman) and
Ruth Rose ... (screen play)
 
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  

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

Produced by 

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

Music by 

Max Steiner

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

Casting By 

Fred Schuessler ... (uncredited)

Production Design by 

Carroll Clark ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

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

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (uncredited)
Ray Moyer ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Walter Plunkett ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Mel Berns ... makeup supervisor (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 

Carroll Clark ... settings
Byron L. Crabbe ... art technician
Alfred Herman ... settings (as Al Herman)
Mario Larrinaga ... art technician
John Cerisoli ... sculptor (uncredited)
George Gabe ... property master (uncredited)
Van Nest Polglase ... supervising art director (uncredited)
Steve Rez ... paint boss (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 ... sound recordist
Walter Elliott ... sound effects associate (uncredited)
Eddie Harman ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Clem Portman ... 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)
Harry Cunningham ... model armature construction (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)
Lee 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)
Bob Rose ... stunt double: Fay Wray (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)

Casting Department 

Robert Mayo ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Dick Stockton ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

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

Music Department 

Arthur L. Frantz ... musician-french horn (uncredited)
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)
James Lee Davis ... gaffer: grip (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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