King Kong Escapes (1967) - (dir: Honda) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Sami for the 1967 Ishiro Honda film King Kong Escapes, starring Rhodes Reason as Commander Carl Nelson based on story and screenplay by Takeshi Kimura. Plot summary: The evil Dr. Who [Hideyo Amamoto] and his accomplice Madame Piranha/Madame X [Mie Hama] kidnap King Kong when their mechanical replica of Kong fails in its attempt to mine the radioactive element X at the North Pole. King Kong later escapes and is pursued by his mechanical replica. Kong and Mechani-Kong fight it out at the top of Tokyo Tower.
Cast and crew: Ishiro Honda, Sami, Takeshi Kimura, Rhodes Reason, Mie Hama, Linda Miller, Akira Takarada, Eisei Amamoto, Paul Frees, Shoichi Hirose, Andrew Hughes, Toru Ibuki, Nadao Kinno, Ryuji Kita, Seishiro Kuno, Susumo Kurobe, Haruo Nakajima, Tadashi Okabe, Sachio Sakai, Ikio Sawaramura, Hiroshi Sekita, Kazuo Suzuki, Yoshifumi Tajima, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Osman Yusuf