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The Son of Kong ()


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The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to Skull Island and find his likewise gigantic but far more friendly son.

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Carl Denham
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Hilda
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Capt. Englehorn
John Marston ...
Captain Nils Helstrom
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Charlie - Chinese Cook
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Red
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cy Clegg ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Steve Clemente ...
Native Witch King (uncredited)
Harry Cornbleth ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Nathan Curry ...
Native (uncredited)
F. Garrety ...
Sailor (uncredited)
J. Goff ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ...
Dutch, a Sailor (uncredited)
Tex Higginson ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Native Chief (uncredited)
Lee Kohlmar ...
Mickey, 2nd Process Server (uncredited)
Ken Kuntz ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Ed Lanegan ...
Messenger (uncredited)
Jimmy Leon ...
Barkeeper (uncredited)
James B. Leong ...
Chinese Trader (uncredited)
Sam Levine ...
Fruit Peddler (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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1st Process Server (uncredited)
Claude Payton ...
Sailor / Suspenders Peddler (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ...
Newsboy (uncredited)
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Bill, a Sailor (uncredited)
Gene Rossi ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Gertrude Short ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Alice Stombs ...
(uncredited)
Leo Sulky ...
Extra (uncredited)
Gertrude Sutton ...
Servant Girl (uncredited)
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Tommy, a Sailor (uncredited)
Kathrin Clare Ward ...
Mrs. Hudson, Landlady (uncredited)
Homer Watson ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Peterson - Hilda's Father (uncredited)
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Screaming voice (uncredited) (archiveFootage) (voice)

Directed by

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Ernest B. Schoedsack

Written by

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Ruth Rose ... (story)
 
Ruth Rose ... (scenario) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Merian C. Cooper ... executive producer
Archie Marshek ... associate producer
Ernest B. Schoedsack ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Max Steiner

Cinematography by

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

Film Editing by

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Ted Cheesman

Editorial Department

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Henry Berman ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Set Decoration by

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Thomas Little ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Walter Plunkett ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Mel Berns ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)

Production Management

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C.J. White ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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William Cody ... assistant director (uncredited)
Walter Daniels ... assistant director: additional scenes (uncredited)
Ivan Thomas ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Byron L. Crabbe ... art technician
Alfred Herman ... settings (as Al Herman)
Mario Larrinaga ... art technician
Van Nest Polglase ... settings
Gene Rossi ... property master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Murray Spivack ... sound effects
Earl A. Wolcott ... recordist
Hal Bumbaugh ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Walter Elliott ... associate sound effects (uncredited)
Jean L. Speak ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Bill Turner ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Willis H. O'Brien ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Harry Redmond Jr. ... special effects (uncredited)
Harry Redmond Sr. ... special effects supervisor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Juan Larrinaga ... technical artist (uncredited)

Stunts

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Cy Clegg ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Holbrook ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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S.H. Barton ... chief electrician (uncredited)
Pete Bernard ... assistant grip (uncredited)
Tom Clement ... grip (uncredited)
James Daly ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Linwood G. Dunn ... camera operator (uncredited)
Edward Henderson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Gaston Longet ... still photographer (uncredited)
Eddie Pyle ... camera operator (uncredited)
William Reinhold ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ernest B. Schoedsack ... camera operator (uncredited)
Clarence Slifer ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Clifford Stine ... camera operator (uncredited)
Bert Willis ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Claire Cramer ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Maxine Lockwood ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Homer Watson ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)

Music Department

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Arthur L. Frantz ... musician-french horn (uncredited)
Bernhard Kaun ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Max Steiner ... composer: stock music (uncredited) / conductor (uncredited)

Other crew

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Marcel Delgado ... technical staff (as Marcell Delgado)
Buzz Gibson ... technical staff (as E.B. Gibson)
Willis H. O'Brien ... chief technician (as Willis O'Brien)
Fred Reese ... technical staff
Carroll L. Shepphird ... technical staff (as Carroll Shepphird)
W.G. White ... technical staff
C. Dodge Dunning ... dunning process: photography supervisor (uncredited)
Carroll H. Dunning ... dunning process: photography supervisor (uncredited)
Lawrence Green ... double: Noble Johnson (uncredited)
Frank D. Williams ... williams process: photography supervisor (uncredited)
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

After the disastrous results of his last expedition, Carl Denham leaves New York aboard a ship to escape all the trouble. After a mutiny, he and a few companions are left behind on Skull island, where they meet a smaller relative of King Kong and make friends with him. Written by Michael Zolk

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Taglines The Twelve Foot Ape Befriended them On the Island of King Kong! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Son of Kong (United States)
  • The Revenge of King Kong (Japan, English title)
  • Le fils de Kong (France)
  • King Kongs Sohn (Germany)
  • Son of Kong (Germany)
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Runtime
  • 70 min
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Budget $250,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The Little Kong puppet is actually the "long face" Kong model used for the T-Rex battle in King Kong (1933). For this film the armature (metal skeleton) was stripped of its rubber and fur and remodeled to look like a younger albino gorilla. See more »
Goofs When Little Kong fights the Nothosaurus in the cavern following the discovery of the treasure they are both reflected in the glass used in the process shot superimposed on Denham and the girl in the background. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Fantastic Dinosaurs of the Movies (1990). See more »
Soundtracks Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean See more »
Crazy Credits The cast credits in the opening titles identify the character played by Helen Mack as "Hilda", but nowhere in the story itself is she given a name other than her stage billing of "La Belle Helene". See more »
Quotes Carl Denham: Stick with me and you'll be wearing diamonds.
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