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King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Ishiro Honda and produced by John Beck and Tomoyuki Tanaka.

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King Kong vs. Godzilla

By Joey on May 4, 2014 From Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest

King Kong vs. Godzilla?(1962) [Universal] review https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest discovered on the remote Farou Island by Dr. Mikino, “soma” was a special variety of berry with remarkable narcotic qualities. Mr. Tako, the head of Pacific Pharmaceuticals and the Tok... Read full article


King Kong vs. Godzilla

By Joey on May 4, 2014 From Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest

King Kong vs. Godzilla?(1962) [Universal] review https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest discovered on the remote Farou Island by Dr. Mikino, “soma” was a special variety of berry with remarkable narcotic qualities. Mr. Tako, the head of Pacific Pharmaceuticals and the Tok... Read full article


KING KONG VS. GODZILLA--The Japanese Version

By Dan Day Jr. on Feb 15, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Last week the legendary Svengoolie (you can see him on various Me TV stations across the USA on Saturday nights) showed KING KONG VS. GODZILLA. Of course this was the American version of the film. Due to complex rights issues, the Japanese version cannot be shown on American television, or be releas... Read full article


KING KONG VS. GODZILLA--The Japanese Version

By Dan Day Jr. on Feb 15, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Last week the legendary Svengoolie (you can see him on various Me TV stations across the USA on Saturday nights) showed KING KONG VS. GODZILLA. Of course this was the American version of the film. Due to complex rights issues, the Japanese version cannot be shown on American television, or be releas... Read full article


King Kong vs Godzilla (1962)

By Richard on Oct 7, 2012 From Classic Horror Campaign

When the head of a large corporation sends a team to a tropical island to capture giant ape King Kong, the frozen body of Godzilla is reanimated by an American submarine. Kong is captured then escapes, eventually going on a rampage through Tokyo whilst Godzilla also tramples the Japanese populace. E... Read full article


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Another way to tone down Godzilla's darkness from the previous two movies, the monster's roar has a much higher pitch to it. For the remainder of the Showa series, this remained Godzilla's roar.
This film marks a number of firsts for King Kong and Godzilla films: this film was the first time either King Kong and Godzilla were filmed in color and the first time either filmed in wide-screen. This film was also the third film for both King Kong and Godzilla (although this film isn't considered a sequel to the original King Kong or Son of Kong).
The comical businessman is named "Tako," which means "octopus," a recurring motif in the film both literally and figuratively.
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