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It was beauty, killed the beast. „ 

— Denham on seeing the body of Kong (King Kong)

Carl Denham is a fictional film producer who appeared in the 2005 film, King Kong.

Biography

King Kong

Carl is a failing film producer and mild conman. Shortly after he is introduced on-screen, he is shown to be unscrupulous, Drinking alcohol during prohibition, lying to actors, stealing equipment and writing checks for money he does not have, he cares for nothing but making a profit. When he suffers losses of friends and co-workers during the film, he simply drinks and claims that the proceeds of the film they were shooting would go to the deceased's family, but as he said this twice about two different people, it is clear that he had no intention of giving any proceeds away.

After Carl's camera breaks and all hope of making millions of dollars seems lost, he becomes determined to capture Kong alive, he seems to care nothing for human losses sustained to do so, it is Carl that smashes the last bottle of chloroform onto Kong's face, subduing him and allowing him to be captured, when Carl returns to New York, he puts Kong into a stage show as "The Eighth Wonder of the World", he seems to not be affected at all by what he saw on Skull Island, he edited the story of their adventure to put Bruce Baxter into the central role, he only becomes concerned with Kong when he escapes and wrecks the theater. After Kong is killed, Carl approaches the body, claims that "it was beauty, killed the beast" and walked away into the crowd.


King Kong films
King KongSon of KongKing Kong vs. GodzillaKing Kong EscapesKing KongKing Kong Lives
King Kong
Kong: Skull IslandGodzilla vs. Kong


Characters
Godzilla films
King Kong films
Mothra films
Gamera films
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