Jamboree (Son of Kong)

Jamboree (Son of Kong)

Dates: 7 April 1933

Collection consists of one 113-page script in plastic wrappers with a budget sheet associated with the film, housed together in a single volume. Date of printing was 7 April 1933.

  • Extent: 1 volume (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rose, Ruth, 1896-1978
  • Call Number: MSS 8996
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jamboree (Son of Kong) must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
The formal title was taken directly from the volume.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8996; Jamboree (Son of Kong); Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8996, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This copy was created during filming because "Jamboree" was the temporary filming title used to prevent curious onlookers to the set. It is not a final draft. It was purchased from Clouds Hill Books in 2017.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Clouds Hill Books; 2017.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Performing Arts
Genre / Form
Motion pictures; Motion picture plays
Son of Kong (Motion picture)
Processing Information
Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2017.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Jamboree (Son of Kong)
Finding Aid Author
Mary-Celeste Ricks
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-09-12 10:39:24 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Rose (1896-1978) was an American screenwriter.

Ruth Rose was a writer who worked on several films in the 1930s and the 1940s, most famously the original 1933 classic King Kong. She was born to a playwright and acted onstage from a young age. In 1926 she met her husband, Ernest B. Schoedsack, on an expedition in which she worked as historian and he was cinematographer. They were married and she proceeded to join Schoedsack and his partner, Merian C. Cooper, working on Chang, King Kong, Son of Kong, and other films.

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