From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Konga (1961, USA/UK) is a Giant Monster film directed by John Lemont.


Main Details

  • Released in 1961
  • Color
  • Running Time: 90 Min.
  • Production Co: Merton Park Studios
  • Distribution Co: Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (1961) (UK) (theatrical) | American International Pictures (AIP) (1961) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1961) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by John Lemont
  • Written by Herman Cohen, Aben Kandel
  • Starring Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad, Claire Gordon, Austin Trevor
  • Produced by Herman Cohen, Nathan Cohen, Stuart Levy, Jim O'Connolly
  • Original Music by Gerard Schurmann
  • Cinematography by Desmond Dickinson
  • Film Editing by Jack Slade

Also Known As

  • King Kongin paluu (Finland)
  • Konga, o akatanikitos gorilanthropos (Greece) (reissue title)
  • I Was A Teenage Gorilla


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