King Kong Escapes

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1968
  • Color
  • Running Time: 96 Min. (US version), 104 Min. (Japan version)
  • Production Co: Toho Co. and Rankin/Bass
  • Distribution Co: Toho Co. (Japan), Universal (USA)
  • Directed by Ishiro Honda
  • Written by Kaoru Mabuchi (English version by William J. Keenan)
  • Starring Akira Takarada, Mie Hama, Rhodes Reason, Linda Miller, Eisei Amamoto
  • Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Arthur Rankin Jnr & Jules Bass
  • Original Music by Akira Ifukube
  • Cinematography by Hajime Koizumi
  • Film Editing by Ryohei Fujii

Also Known As

  • Kingu Kongu No Gyakushu (Japan)
  • King Kong’s Counterattack
  • King Kong Strikes Again
  • King Kong Se Escapa (Spain)
  • King Kong S’est Echappe (France)
  • King Kong, Frankenstein’s Sohn (Germany)


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