Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu: Henge no maki (1938)

Japan,
50m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
mono, Japanese

A Japanese fantasy film directed by Sôya Kumagai. All prints are believed to have been destroyed in the fire-bombing of Tokyo during World War II.

Plot Summary

A man uses a giant ape that he names to abduct the woman he loves.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Sôya Kumagai
Zenkatsu, Zensho Kinema
Written by: Daijô Aoyama
Director of Photography: Yozo Okuda
Special Effects: Fuminori Ôhashi

Cast
Eizaburô Matsumoto (Misato Magonojo)
Ryunosuke Kabayama [real name: Fuminori Ôhashi] (anthropoid)
Reizaburo Ichikawa (Toba Hyoei)
Reiko Mishima (Chinami)
Shojiro Ogata (Kuroami the hunchback)
Sanshiro Mori [real name: Yasutarô Yagi (Inoue Ginbei)
Noboru Takashima (Kawasaki Yuzuru)
Keinosuke Yashiro (Segawa Kinnosuke)
Shotaro Shiba (Azuma Tetsusaburo)
Shin Taga (Nakazawa Shinjûro)
Ryutaro Hibiki (Matsudaira Izunokami)
Keisuke Matsudaira (clerk at charcoal shop)
Kikutarô Yoshii (clerk at soy sauce shop)
Do Jitsukawa (rice shop apprentice)

Alternative Titles

King Kong Appears in Edo

Sequel
Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu: Ôgon no maki (1938)

See also
King Kong (1933)