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King Kong Quotes

  • Police Captain: The planes got him
    Police Captain: Well, Denham, the airplanes got him.
    Carl Denham: Oh no, it was beauty killed the beast
    Carl Denham: Oh no, it was beauty killed the beast.


  • Carl Denham: No, it wasn't the airplanes. It was beauty killed the beast.


  • Carl Denham: It Was Beauty Killed The Beast.
    Carl Denham: It was beauty killed the beast.


  • Ann Darrow: Do you always take the pictures you sell?
    Carl Denham: Ever since a trip I made to Africa. I'd have got a swell picture of a charging rhino, but the cameraman got scared. The darn fool, I was right there with a rifle! Seems he didn't trust me to get the rhino before it got him. I haven't fooled with a cameraman since; I do it myself.


  • Theater Patron: Hey, what's this show about, anyway?
    Theater Patron: I don't know - they say it's some big gorilla.
    Theater Patron: Oh, geez - ain't we got enough of them in New York?


  • Carl Denham: Don't be alarmed, ladies and gentlemen. Those chains are made of chrome steel.


  • Sailor: "Crazy black men have been here!"
    Sailor: Crazy black man's been here!


  • Jack Driscoll: This is no place for a woman.


  • Police Captain: Yep, the airplanes killed'em.
    Carl Denham: No, no. It wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty who killed The Beast.


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