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Kong isn't just eating food from the island, he's also gathering sustenance from the sea. A squid partially emerged from the water. This was a true giant, far larger than any Chapman had ever seen or even heard of before, perhaps eighty feet from tip of tentacles to the end of its tail. It was a powerful creature. Several limbs remained hooked onto ...


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There are two scale maps in the The World of Kong: A Natural History of Skull Island factbook, based on the film. The first advises us that it's 1:50000 (e.g. 1cm = 500 meters). Later in the same book we have a simplified topographical map set to the same scale with a scale in cm below it. Skull Island is shown to be approximately 14.5km x 19km giving it a ...


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Based on an eyeball analysis of the official Skull Island poster (which helpfully includes a map scale at the bottom), the island is approximately 51 x 37 miles at its greatest extent. Approximately 60-70%(ish) of the island's area within those bounds is water, giving us an approx landmass of around 1000KM2 or around the same as the small island nation of ...


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The film's original screenplay has the scene in full, along with the phonetic translation, but alas, not the actual wording. The NATIVES SHRIEK. One of the SAILORS is DRAGGED forward, his HEAD pushed against a FLAT STONE SLAB, and CLUBBED TO DEATH. ANGLE ON: In the midst of the CONFUSION, JACK sees the OLD SHA-WOMAN screaming at ANN. She starts ...


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I've checked the shooting script and there doesn't appear to be any explanation, so it's likely it's deliberately left up to the viewer to decide. The natives seem to believe that Ann's golden hair will appease Kong more than a normal native girl. It's likely the Witch Doctor is saying something about how Ann should be sacrificed instead (it's what the ...


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