Franchise Evolution: King Kong (part 2 of 5)

Franchise Evolution: King Kong (part 2 of 5)

King Kong Escapes (1967)

The battle was such a massive hit that a few years later, Kong was back to fight a mechanical version of himself controlled by an evil scientist called “Dr. Hu”… And no, his lab was not bigger on the inside than the outside.

From what I’ve read, the movie sounds like an insane bit of cheese, as you can see from the image below.

Franchise Evolution: King Kong (part 2 of 5)

An animated series followed as well, but it would take a mad Italian to bring the big ape back to the big screen.

To read the rest of this article, support the Agony Booth on Patreon.
This post is available to our patrons who pledge $2 or more per month on Patreon. Click the “Unlock with Patreon” button below to sign up with Patreon or to log in with your existing Patreon account.
Already a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content.

Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: Franchise Evolution: King Kong

You may also like...