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K. Gordon Murray

Born: Jan 8, 1922

Death: Dec 30, 1979

Birthplace: Bloomington

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

K. Gordon Murray

Date of Birth : Jan 8, 1922
Date of Death : Dec 30, 1979
Birth Place : Bloomington

K. Gordon Murray was an American producer, most notable for his redubbing and re-releasing of foreign fairy tale films for U.S. audiences. He is often cited as the "King of the Kiddie Matinee". Murray also marketed many of the Mexploitation luchador films such as Santo films popular in Mexico, changing Santo's name to Samson and dubbing them in English. Among his more famous contributions are Little Red Riding Hood, Little Red Riding Hood and the Monsters, Rumpelstiltskin, The Golden Goose and Santa Claus, which he also narrated under the pseudonym "Ken Smith".

Profession


  • Film Producer

Also known as


  • Ken Smith
  • Kenneth Gordon Murray
  • K.G. Murray
  • Kenneth ''Kagey'' Gordon Murray
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