PG | | Adventure, Horror
A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
For the scene where Kong destroys an elevated train (the Astoria El in Queens, New York), Special Effects Supervisor Glen Robinson and his team constructed a large section of track, as well as several miniature subway cars complete with 70s-era graffiti. One of ... ...
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 ...
When Kong first comes in during the "sacrifice" ceremony, he knocks down trees all over the place. During later shots of this same area during the movie, there are no downed trees. In fact, downed trees are not seen anywhere on the island after this initial scene.
Opening credits prologue: SURABAYA INDONESIA
$7,023,921 (USA) (19 December 1976)
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