King Kong

King Kong : The History of a Movie Icon from Fay Wray to Peter Jackson

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Ray Morton's "King Kong" is the first book to chronicle the making of all seven feature films in which Kong has appeared - including the hotly anticipated Peter Jackson film opening in December 2005. It includes: a profile of Merian C. Cooper, creator of "King Kong"; the development, production, and release of "King Kong"; "The Son of Kong"; "King Kong" vs. "Godzilla"; "King Kong Escapes"; the Oscar-winning 1976 remake; and the ill-fated 1986 sequel; "The Cartoon Kong"; "The Kongs that Never Were"; "The Stepsons of Kong"; "Mighty Joe Young" and "Queen Kong". The stories of the making of these movies are epic adventure and equal the films themselves. They have remained mostly untold, until more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 24mm | 1,319.97g
  • Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Applause Theatre Book Publishers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 40 full-colour & b&w photographs
  • 1557836698
  • 9781557836694
  • 1,360,401

About Ray Morton

Ray Morton has worked in Hollywood for the past fifteen years as a writer, script consultant, and story more