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Son of Kong (1933) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.

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The Son of Kong (1933, Ernest B. Schoedsack)

on Sep 17, 2008 From The Stop Button

King Kong opened in April 1933, The Son of Kong opened for Christmas 1933. The rush shows. The special effects really suffer–for whatever reason, when Robert Armstrong and Helen Mack are added to the little Kong’s shots, it’s fine, but when little Kong is added to Armstrong and Mac... Read full article


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Helstrom: Yeah, you're broke too.
Carl Denham: Broke?
[chuckles]
Carl Denham: I'm shattered.


Carl Denham: Skipper, believe it or not, there's a little Kong!
Englehorn: What? A little K -... How little?
Carl Denham: Well, just a little one... about twelve feet high.


Carl Denham: Do you think he knew he was saving me?


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The name for the "junior" Kong was Kiko, though it was never used. RKO's promoters gave "Little Kong" the name Kiko after completion of the film. Kiko is an abbreviation of the name King Kong.
One of the scenes involving pterodactyls flying in the far background was matted into Citizen Kane during the scene where Kane and "friends" make for the beach from Xanadu - this was done to save production costs.
'Merian Cooper''s enthusiasm for this movie was curtailed when he was told he had less than half the budget of King Kong to work with, and he had to have it in theaters within six months, for Christmas 1933 release.
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