King Kong Escapes

King Kong Escapes


キングコングの逆襲
Kingukongu No Gyakushū
Counterattack of King Kong

Director Ishiro Honda
Special Effects Director Eiji Tsuburaya
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay Takeshi Kimura
Technical Adviser Arthur Rankin
Photography Hajime Koizumi
Art Takeo Kita
Sound Shoichi Yoshizawa
Lighting Toshio Takashima
Music Akira Ifukube
Editor Ryohei Fujii
Special Effects Art Yasuyuki Inoue
Special Effects Assistant Director Teruyoshi Nakano
Production Companies Toho
Release Date July 22, 1967
Runtime 104 minutes
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キングコングの逆襲
Kingukongu No Gyakushū
Counterattack of King Kong

Staff
Director Ishiro Honda
Special Effects Director Eiji Tsuburaya
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay Takeshi Kimura
Technical Adviser Arthur Rankin
Photography Hajime Koizumi
Art Takeo Kita
Sound Shoichi Yoshizawa
Lighting Toshio Takashima
Music Akira Ifukube
Editor Ryohei Fujii
Special Effects Art Yasuyuki Inoue
Special Effects Assistant Director Teruyoshi Nakano
Info
Production Companies Toho
Release Date July 22, 1967
Runtime 104 minutes

Dr. Hu, a criminal mastermind, is employed by the mysterious Madam Piranha to procure the highly volatile Element X for her country. Hu own robot creation, Mechani-Kong, is unable to mine the element, so Hu plans to kidnap the real King Kong and force him to mine it instead. Hu’s rival, Dr. Nelson, has been monitoring Kong. Kong has developed affections for Nelson’s subordinate, Susan.

Hu travels to Mondo Island and kidnaps Kong. When Kong refuses to submit to Hu’s mind control, Hu kidnaps Nelson and Susan as well and tries to use them as leverage against Kong. Kong escapes from Hu’s compound in the Arctic and swims back to Japan.

Susan and Nelson also escape from Hu. Susan is briefly reunited with Kong. Hu dispatches Mechani-Kong to apprehend Susan and threaten Kong. Kong frees Susan and pursues Mechani-Kong up Tokyo Tower. Madam Piranha, disillusioned with Hu’s pursuits, disables Mechani-Kong’s controls. Mechani-Kong falls off of Tokyo Tower and is destroyed. Kong pursues Hu’s ship and destroys it before returning to Mondo Island.

Top Billed Cast

Akira Takarada Lt. Jiro Nomura
Mie Hama Madame Piranha
Rhodes Reason Carl Nelson
Linda Miller Susan Watson
Hideyo Amamoto Dr. Who
Yoshibumi Tajima Who Henchman
Sachio Sakai Who Henchman
Ikio Sawamura Islander
Nadao Kirino Who Henchman
Shoichi Hirose Submarine Crew
Kazuo Suzuki Who Henchman
Toru Ibuki Who Henchman
Naoya Kusakawa Who Henchman
Susumu Kurobe Who Henchman
Haruo Nakajima King Kong
Bystander
Hiroshi Sekita Mechani-Kong
Gorosaurus

Rest of Cast Listed Alphabetically

Kazuo Hinata Military Advisor
Andrew Hughes UN Reporter
Shigeo Kato Who Henchman
Yoshio Katsube Who Henchman
Seishiro Kuno Who Henchman
Akio Kusama Soldier
Rinsaku Ogata Submarine Crew
Yutaka Oka Submarine Crew
Tadashi Okabe Soldier
Haruya Sakamoto Soldier
Hideo Shibuya Submarine Crew
Haruo Suzuki Who Henchman
Masaaki Tachibana Soldier
Kamayuki Tsubono Military Advisor
Osman Yusef Submarine Crew
Top Billed Cast
Akira Takarada Lt. Jiro Nomura
Mie Hama Madame Piranha
Rhodes Reason Carl Nelson
Linda Miller Susan Watson
Hideyo Amamoto Dr. Who
Yoshibumi Tajima Who Henchman
Sachio Sakai Who Henchman
Ikio Sawamura Islander
Nadao Kirino Who Henchman
Shoichi Hirose Submarine Crew
Kazuo Suzuki Who Henchman
Toru Ibuki Who Henchman
Naoya Kusakawa Who Henchman
Susumu Kurobe Who Henchman
Haruo Nakajima King Kong
Bystander
Hiroshi Sekita Mechani-Kong
Gorosaurus
Rest of Cast Listed Alphabetically
Kazuo Hinata Military Advisor
Andrew Hughes UN Reporter
Shigeo Kato Who Henchman
Yoshio Katsube Who Henchman
Seishiro Kuno Who Henchman
Akio Kusama Soldier
Rinsaku Ogata Submarine Crew
Yutaka Oka Submarine Crew
Tadashi Okabe Soldier
Haruya Sakamoto Soldier
Hideo Shibuya Submarine Crew
Haruo Suzuki Who Henchman
Masaaki Tachibana Soldier
Kamayuki Tsubono Military Advisor
Osman Yusef Submarine Crew
製作
Producer
田中友幸
Tomoyuki Tanaka
脚本
Screenplay
馬淵薫
Kaoru Mabuchi
テクニカル・アドバイザー
Technical Advisor
アーサー・ランキン
Arthur Rankin
撮影
Photography
小泉一
Hajime Koizumi
美術
Art
北猛夫
Takeo Kita
録音
Sound
吉沢昭一
Shoichi Yoshizawa
照明
Lighting
高島利雄
Toshio Takashima
音楽
Music
伊福部昭
Akira Ifukube
整音
Dubbing
下永尚
Hisashi Shimonaga
監督助手
Assistant Director
佐野健
Takeshi Sano
編集
Editor
藤井良平
Ryohei Fujii
音響効果
Sound Effects
西本定正
Sadamasa Nishimoto
現像
Developing
東京現像所
Tokyo Laboratory
製作担当者
Production Manager
坂本泰明
Yasuaki Sakamoto
特殊技術
Special Effects

撮影
Photography
富岡素敬
Motoyoshi Tomioka

真野田陽一
Yoichi Manoda
光学撮影
Optical Photography
徳政義行
Yoshiyuki Tokumasa
美術
Art
井上泰幸
Yasuyuki Inoue
照明
Lighting
岸田九一郎
Kuichiro Kishida
合成
Synthesis
向山宏
Hiroshi Mukoyama
操演
Physical Effects
中代文雄
Fumio Nakashiro
監督助手
Assistant Director
中野昭慶
Teruyoshi Nakano
出演者
Performers


宝田明
Akira Takarada

浜美枝
Mie Hama

ローズ・リーズン
Rhodes Reason

リンダ・ミラー
Linda Miller

天本英世
Hideyo Amamoto

田島義文
Yoshibumi Tajima

堺左千夫
Sachio Sakai

北竜二
Ryuji Kita

沢村いき雄
Ikio Sawamura

桐野洋雄
Nadao Kirino

広瀬正一
Shoichi Hirose

鈴木和夫
Kazuo Suzuki

伊吹徹
Toru Ibuki

草川直也
Naoya Kusakawa

黒部進
Susumu Kurobe

中島春雄
Haruo Nakajima

関田裕
Hiroshi Sekita
ローズ・リーズンの声
Voice of Rhodes Reason
田口計
Kei Taguchi
リンダ・ミラーの声
Voice of Linda Miller
山東昭子
Akiko Santo
殺陣
Action Director
久世竜
Ryu Kuze
特技監督
Special Effects Director
円谷英二
Eiji Tsuburaya
監督
Director
本多猪四郎
Ishiro Honda