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King Kong : the history of a movie icon from Fay Wray to Peter Jackson

Author: Ray Morton
Publisher: New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books ; Milwaukee, WI : Sales & distribution, North America, Hal Leonard Corp., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the making of the seven films featuring the character King Kong, from the original 1933 film to Peter Jackson's 2005 version, and discusses Kong variants, spoofs, and "rip-offs"; Kong films planned but never finished; and Kong collectibles.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: King Kong.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Morton
ISBN: 1557836698 9781557836694
OCLC Number: 61261236
Description: 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The father of Kong --
"It was beauty killed the beast": the making of King Kong --
"Some baby": the making of The son of Kong --
King Kong goes to Japan: the making of King Kong versus Godzilla and King Kong escapes --
"Here's the big one": the making of Dino De Laurentiis's King Kong --
"You are dealing with a lady": the making of King Kong lives --
The Kongs that never were --
The sons of Kong --
The collectible Kong --
The return of the king: Peter Jackson's King Kong.
Responsibility: Ray Morton.
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Chronicles the making of seven feature films in which Kong has appeared. The stories of the making of these movies are epic adventure and equal the films themselves. This book includes: a profile of  Read more...

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