King Kong is an adventure/monster film released in 1933 and directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. This film was distributed by RKO Pictures and stars stars Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot and Robert Armstrong. The tells the tale of a beautify woman looking for an acting career, on a ship traveling to a mysterious island to make a film. The woman and the crew finds the island and discovers the monstrous creature known as Kong as he tries to possess the beautiful woman while they try to escape with their lives.
This film launched RKO Pictures' into the film industry, made RKO Pictures known by other studios and made this film the most powerful and popular film ever distributed by RKO Pictures. This film is considered to be significant in the history of American Cinema as it used stop-motion animation and had a powerful soundtrack by Max Steiner. Today, King Kong is considered one of the greatest films of all-time and changed the way audiences look at monster films.