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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, (DVD videorecording)

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, (DVD videorecording)

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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 a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape 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
Awards note
Academy Award winner, 2005: best achievement in sound mixing, sound editing; best achievement in visual effects.
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Language note
Closed-captioned. Includes English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1968-
  • 1969-
  • 1962-
  • 1977-
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
  • DVDs
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 187 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192626029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26260
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 187 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192626029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26260
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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