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The Resource King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie

King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie

Label
King Kong
Title
King Kong
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Co-producers, Philippa Boyens, Eileen Moran ; production designer, Grant Major ; film editor, Jamie Selkirk with Jabez Olssen ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; special makeup, creatures and miniatures, Richard Taylor ; senior visual effects supervisor, Joe Letteri ; animation directors, Christian Rivers, Eric Leighton ; music by James Newton Howard ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; original [1933] score, Max Steiner ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Language note
In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH]
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.K5645 2006
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell, Evan Parke, Lobo Chan, Kyle Chandler, Andy Serkis
Runtime
188
Technique
live action
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie
Label
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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other
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Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Lccn
63183318
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192626029
  • 025192626128
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26260
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63183318
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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