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The Resource King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson

King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson

Label
King Kong
Title
King Kong
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson
Title variation
King Kong [2005: 2-disc ed.: Naomi Watts]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results
Member of
BMadFycs2Vw
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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King Kong (Motion picture : 2005)
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; film editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music by, 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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Language note
English dialogue ; 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
  • 1986-
  • 1969-
  • 1977-
  • 1961-
  • 1962-
  • 1956-2015
  • 1968-
  • 1888-1971
  • 1959-
  • 1968-
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  • Bell, Jamie
  • Black, Jack
  • Boyens, Philippa
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Hanks, Colin
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Jackson, Peter
  • Kretschmann, Thomas
  • Lesnie, Andrew
  • Parke, Evan
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Steiner, Max
  • Walsh, Fran
  • Watts, Naomi
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • WingNut Films (Firm)
Runtime
188
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  • Actresses
  • King Kong (Fictitious character)
  • Motion picture producers and directors
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Dual layer format. Anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratios: 2.35:1 (disc 1) and 1.78:1 (disc 2)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Disc 1: The Volkswagen Toureg & King Kong; "Wish you were here" film trailer ; Disc 2: Special introduction by Peter Jackson; post-production diaries: director Peter Jackson reveales virtually every aspect of post-production with nearly three hours of exclusive behind the scenes footage; "Kong's New York, 1933" - explores vaudeville, the skyscraper boom, the construction of the Empire State building and more; "Skull Island: a natural history": travel to treacherous Skull Island with Peter Jackson and his crew
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (188 min.)
Isbn
9781417079711
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192994524
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29945
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm64282425
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (disc 1) and 2.0 (disc 2)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Kong, Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson
Publication
Note
  • Dual layer format. Anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratios: 2.35:1 (disc 1) and 1.78:1 (disc 2)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Disc 1: The Volkswagen Toureg & King Kong; "Wish you were here" film trailer ; Disc 2: Special introduction by Peter Jackson; post-production diaries: director Peter Jackson reveales virtually every aspect of post-production with nearly three hours of exclusive behind the scenes footage; "Kong's New York, 1933" - explores vaudeville, the skyscraper boom, the construction of the Empire State building and more; "Skull Island: a natural history": travel to treacherous Skull Island with Peter Jackson and his crew
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (188 min.)
Isbn
9781417079711
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192994524
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29945
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm64282425
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (disc 1) and 2.0 (disc 2)
Video recording format
DVD

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