PG | | Adventure, Horror
A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
Hammer had also intended to remake the movie a few years earlier, but it was scrapped after a few test reels were shot. However, some of the Hammer footage was used in a Volkswagen commercial.
OK, Boan, how much you got here?
Boan: About eighteen hundred.
Joe Perko: Eighteen hundred? What's going on?
Boan: There's Bagley.
Joe Perko: Hey, Mr. Bagley! Something's haywire. They only loaded me enough pipe to push one test hole. Less than two thousand feet.
Roy Bagley: Yeah, that'll be ...
As Kong approaches the great wall for the second time in the film (shortly before he is gassed), the camera pans the wall from Kong's point of view. At right, after a tree falls, the wall's end is clearly visible, and there are many bright street lights on the horizon. As the camera pans left, the opposite end of the wall also can be seen. (Note: This is visible in the letterboxed, full-width version; it might not be visible in pan-and-scan versions.)
Opening credits prologue: SURABAYA INDONESIA
The Film had 45 extra minutes of footage added to it for its two part TV premiere.
$7,023,921 (USA) (19 December 1976)
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