Embassy Pictures released Godzilla: King of the Monsters! on April 27, 1956. Ishirô Honda and Terry O. Morse directed the film starring Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, and Momoko Kôchi.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters begins with American reporter Steve Martin lying injured in a makeshift Tokyo hospital while the city itself is in complete devastation.
Godzilla (a.k.a. Gojira) is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies.