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Movie Review: Son of Kong (1933)

Son of Kong (1933)

Premise: The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to Skull Island and find his likewise gigantic but far more friendly son.

A month has passed since Kong wreaked havoc on New York City, causing severe structural damage, loss of life, and untold mental anguish. In the wake of that death and destruction Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong), the adventurer and filmmaker who brought Kong to the Big Apple, is having a rough time. The media is hounding him, he’s facing nearly a dozen lawsuits, and a pending indictment by a grand jury. Worst of all, he’s broke! He has some slight remorse, but it’s nothing compared to the anguish of his empty pockets.

So begins Son of Kong. Continue reading