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The Eighth Wonder of the World


The Eighth Wonder of the World

This group is dedicated to the film that saved the crippled film studio RKO during the early years of the depression, "King Kong".

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Comment by FilmFanatic on January 9, 2011 at 5:30pm

a few weeks ago i bought King Kong on blu ray. it is amazing, everything from the picture to the sound is so clear. the extra features are incredible, it is so interesting to learn how this movie was made and how much work went into making it. if you are a fan in anyway of King Kong pick it up on blu ray. it even comes with a little booklet.

Comment by Christopher on February 11, 2010 at 11:02pm
Saw this at a few Conventions in the early-mid 1970s..At one I met Orville Goldner(one of the tech crew on the 1933 classic)and got a signed copy of his book The Making of King Kong..I saw it a whole slew of times on TV during 1976, after they pasted the lost footage back in ,it made the rounds again and again!
Comment by Abdullah aka Chuck on February 11, 2010 at 9:21pm
I rember in 1976 going to my first convention in Kent Ohio at Kent State University and spending an afternoon watching an uncut print on the big screen at their college theater of KING KONG! Always incredible!!

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