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Jamboree (Son of Kong)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8996

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Issued: 7 April 1933


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing 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.

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.


1 volume (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Clouds Hill Books; 2017.


Arts and Communications.


The formal title was taken directly from the volume.

Processing Information

Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2017.

Jamboree (Son of Kong)
Mary-Celeste Ricks
14 April 2017
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States