The two mightiest monsters of all time! In the most colossal conflict the screen has ever known!
US version. The re-edited John Beck version of the film: released outside of Japan and restructured with new footage of American actors centering around a news report plot not present in the original. Eric Carter of United Nation News is joined by Dr. Arnold Johnson as a prehistoric monster emerges from hibernation while a pharmaceutical company seeks publicity with their own monster.
Ishirō Honda, Thomas Montgomery
June 26, 1963
Japan, United States of America
Top billed cast
Michael Keith, Harry Holcombe, James Yagi, Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara
TOHO, Universal International Pictures
criterion collection, giant monster, dinosaur, kaiju, giant ape, king kong
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