Quotations from King Kong
King Kong is a giant monster adventure, horror, and fantasy film about a film crew that goes to an exotic island and discovers a giant gorilla who they take back with them. This film opened to rave reviews and is distinguished for its use of stop-motion animation and its music score. Directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Starring Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, and Robert Armstrong.
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King Kong was a huge success upon opening. It was so popular, in fact, that it has had many remakes and is still known widely today. Read some quotes from the original giant gorilla film, King Kong below.
Carl Denham: [after discovering a huge footprint of Kong] Keep those guns cocked.
Crew member: He's tellin' us.
Crew member: I'd hate to have that thing wrapped around me.
Carl Denham: [warning Jack about women] Some big, hardboiled egg gets a look at a pretty face and bang, he cracks up and goes sappy!
Ann Darrow: I thought you didn't like woman?
Jack Driscoll: Yeah, but you're not woman.
Carl Denham: Listen, there are dozens of girls in this town tonight that are in more danger than they'll ever see with me.
Jack Driscoll: Yeah, but they know that kind of danger.
Carl Denham: [observing the natives dancing] Holy mackerel! What a show!
Captain Englehorn: And you expect to photograph it?
Carl Denham: If it's there, you bet I'll photograph it!
Jack Driscoll: Suppose it doesn't like having its picture taken?
Carl Denham: Well, now you know why I brought along those cases of gas bombs.
Jack Driscoll: [to Ann] Hey... I guess I love you.
Carl Denham: [just before he instructs Ann on how to act in front of the camera] I see you've put on the "Beauty and the Beast" costume!
Ann Darrow: Uh, huh... it's the prettiest!
Carl Denham: And now, ladies and gentlemen, before I tell you any more, I'm going to show you the greatest thing your eyes have ever beheld. He was a king and a god in the world he knew, but now he comes to civilization merely a captive - a show to gratify your curiosity. Ladies and gentlemen, look at Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World.
Carl Denham: Don't be alarmed, ladies and gentlemen. Those chains are made of chrome steel.
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