Sunday, April 2, 2017
Episode 50: King Kong (1933)
Holy mackerel, what a show!! We've reached episode 50 and what better way to mark this milestone that to watch a monster classic like the original King Kong from 1933? Listen in as Tim waxes nostalgic about his childhood as an ape, Corinne expresses concern for the welfare of both Fay Wray and her onscreen counterpart Ann Darrow, and both discuss the lasting impact the movie has had on both the development of special effects and cinema in general. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and plesiosaurs pretending to be snakes.
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Posted by Cinemaspection at 12:30 PM
Labels: 1930s movies, Bruce Cabot, classic films, Corinne, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Fay Wray, King Kong, Merian C. Cooper, monster movies, Podcasts, Robert Armstrong, stop-motion animation, Tim, Willis O'Brien
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