PG | | Adventure, Horror
A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
To construct the World Trade Center miniatures, Production Designer Dale Hennesy obtained the blueprints and architectural drawings of the real buildings, which allowed him to reproduce all aspects of the buildings in exact detail. In actuality, several sets were created. The first was a re-creation of the main plaza, that was built in a studio back lot, and included a three-sided reproduction of the South Tower, and a two-sided reproduction of the North Tower.
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 ...
During the show in New York, it alternates between shots of the actor in the Kong suit and the mechanical 50-foot Kong. The shots of the mechanical Kong are obvious, because its legs are always in a fixed position, and it appears motionless and lifeless, without any kind of facial expression or movement, except for its arms.
Opening credits prologue: SURABAYA INDONESIA
Additional scenes include the following:
$7,023,921 (USA) (19 December 1976)