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The Resource King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films ; producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)

King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films ; producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)

Label
King Kong
Title
King Kong
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films ; producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Andrew Lesnie, Derek Whipple ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, James Newton Howard ; original score, Max Steiner ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • In English, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
K564 2006
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1959-
  • 1968-
  • 1969-
  • 1962-
  • 1977-
  • 1986-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Peter
  • Walsh, Fran
  • Boyens, Philippa
  • Watts, Naomi
  • Black, Jack
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Kretschmann, Thomas
  • Hanks, Colin
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Parke, Evan
  • Bell, Jamie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • WingNut Films (Firm)
Runtime
187
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King Kong (Fictitious character)
  • Actresses
  • Motion picture producers and directors
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films ; producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 2005 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm63183318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 187 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192626029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26260
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 818638
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films ; producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 2005 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm63183318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 187 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192626029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26260
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 818638
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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