King Kong Escapes
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 15, 2009
- Originally Released: 1967
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- (unspecified) English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Akira Takarada, Rhodes Reason & Mie Hama|
|Directed by||Ishirô Honda|
|Edited by||Ryohei Fujii|
|Composition by||Akira Ifukube|
|Produced by||Tomoyuki Tanaka|
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King Kong Escapes is a joint effort from Japan's Toho studios (creators of Godzilla) and Rankin-Bass (of Rudolph The Red-Noses Reindeer and Frosty The Snowman fame). In fact, the movie is based on the Rankin-Bass King Kong cartoon series from 1966.
The movie is total eye candy that could have only come out of the colorful 1960's. It views like a live action cartoon, a spy movie (with a James Bond-like supervillan subplot), and it features Robot Kong, one of the most clever giant monster creations to emerge from the Toho stables at the time. Not to be missed!