News for Oct. 18, 2005

Kong and Beyond

10/18/05, 8:48 pm EST - Xoanon

George Turner writes: The following is based on the notes of three separate interviews, all of which were conducted at Mr. Delgado's home. Delgado was 67 the first time I met him. He exhibited some bitterness and even vehemence when he recalled the treatment accorded him by some of his past associates. He spoke highly of certain others, notably Merian Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, Mario Larrinaga and E. B. Gibson. His feelings for his “discoverer,” Willis O'Brien seemed to approach reverence. Two scrap books of stills and test frame enlargements from some of his films were the only relics he had retained from his long career in motion pictures. [More]