Son of Kong

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Son of Kong ★★½ 1933

King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid prehistoric creatures in this often humorous sequel to RKO's immensely popular “King Kong.” Hoping to capitalize on the enormous success of its predecessor, director Schoedsack quickly threw this together. As a result, its success at the boxoffice did not match the original's, and didn't deserve to, but it's fun. Nifty special effects from Willis O'Brien, the man who brought them to us the first time. 70m/B VHS, DVD . Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack; D: Ernest B. Schoedsack; M: Max Steiner.