Movie Locations Guide

An expedition exploring a remote island capture a gigantic ape and bring him back to New York for exhibition. A beautiful actress who accompanies them is menaced when the monster's love for her causes him to break out.

Kong climbs the Empire State Building

In one of the most famous scenes in all movie history, we witness King Kong climb the Empire State Building. No giant monkies were harmed filming this scene.

Movie Location:
350 5th Avenue, New York City, Manhattan, New York, USA

Times Square overhead view

Once King Kong is captured he's put on display in an auditorium in Times Square which this overhead panning shot shows. Surprisingly it's not that different to a modern day Times Square

Movie Location:
Broadway between 43rd and 46th Street, New York City, Manhattan, New York, USA