The third film in the Godzilla series, King Kong Vs. Godzilla was the highest grossing to date, selling 11.2 million tickets during its initial theatrical run.
This was the second of eight Godzilla films for director Ishirō Honda
Special effects director Eiji Tsuburaya rubbing elbows with the stars.
Eiji Tsuburaya and an octopus wrangler prepare to terrorize a miniature village with a “giant” octopus.
Monsters, but certainly not heathens: a Shinto priest performs a purification ceremony prior to the start of filming.