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King Kong | Movie Details for Director Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  King Kong  100 min,  [Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [07 Apr 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 90/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Cabot, Fay Wray, Frank Reicher, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Writer:  James Ashmore Creelman (screen play), Ruth Rose (screen play), Merian C. Cooper (from an idea conceived by), Edgar Wallace (from an idea conceived by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life | Movie Details for Director Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life  71 min,  PASSED,  [Documentary]  [Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [20 Mar 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Ernest B. Schoedsack, Haidar Khan, Marguerite Harrison, Merian C. Cooper
Plot:  The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.
Writer:  Richard Carver (titled by), Terry Ramsaye (titled by)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Most Dangerous Game | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Most Dangerous Game  63 min,  [Adventure, Horror, Mystery]  [Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [09 Sep 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
Writer:  James Ashmore Creelman (screen play), Richard Connell (from the O.Henry prize winning collection story by)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Is Cinerama | Movie Details for Director Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Michael Todd Jr. | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  This Is Cinerama  115 min,  G,  [Documentary]  [Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Michael Todd Jr.]  [05 Jan 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Kathy Darlyn, Lowell Thomas, Toni Valk
Plot:  A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and ...
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Mighty Joe Young | Movie Details for Director Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Mighty Joe Young  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [29 Aug 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Mr. Joseph Young, Robert Armstrong, Terry Moore
Plot:  A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch.
Writer:  Ruth Rose (screenplay), Merian C. Cooper (from an original story by)
Language:  English, Swahili    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Monkey's Paw | Movie Details for Director Wesley Ruggles, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Monkey's Paw  58 min,  [Horror]  [Wesley Ruggles, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [13 Jan 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bramwell Fletcher, C. Aubrey Smith, Ivan F. Simpson, Louise Carter
Plot:  A mother wishes for the return of her dead son--a wish that is granted by the severed paw of a dead monkey.
Writer:  W.W. Jacobs (story), Graham John, Louis N. Parker (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dr. Cyclops | Movie Details for Director Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Dr. Cyclops  77 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Horror]  [Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [12 Apr 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Albert Dekker, Charles Halton, Janice Logan, Thomas Coley
Plot:  A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened.
Writer:  Tom Kilpatrick (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Days of Pompeii | Movie Details for Director Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Last Days of Pompeii  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper]  [18 Oct 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, John Wood, Preston Foster
Plot:  In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.
Writer:  James Ashmore Creelman (story), Melville Baker (story), Ruth Rose (screenplay), Boris Ingster (collaborator for adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Four Feathers | Movie Details for Director Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Four Feathers  81 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [01 Jun 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 41%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clive Brook, Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, William Powell
Plot:  When British officer Harry resigns from his regiment, he is labeled a coward by his family and friends. Harry receives four white feathers as a mark of a coward. In order to redeem himself ...
Writer:  A.E.W. Mason (novel), Hope Loring (adaptation), Howard Estabrook (screenplay), Julian Johnson (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Son of Kong | Movie Details for Director Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Son of Kong  70 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [22 Dec 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Reicher, Helen Mack, John Marston, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to Skull Island and find his likewise gigantic but far more friendly son.
Writer:  Ruth Rose (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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