News for Oct. 12, 2005

KONG FILES: Merian C. Cooper Part 2

10/12/05, 10:19 pm EST - Xoanon

John Michlig writes: It’s been some weeks since I wrote about Merian Cooper and the new biography, “Living Dangerously,” and this much seems to be true: no installment of the Kong Files has elicited less response than that particular one. It bears mentioning because when you relate the amazing facts of Merian C. Cooper’s life to the uninitiated, a common response is: “Why haven’t I heard of this guy before?” Why, indeed? To add insult to injury, his name is misspelled on the rights page of the Underwood Books edition of the King Kong novelization. [More]