News for Nov. 23, 2005

He just loves that big gorilla

11/23/05, 1:40 pm EST - Xoanon

Fay Wray may have been the first person who had trouble escaping King Kong, but she was far from the last. The 1933 movie starring Wray as the girl in the hairy paw launched the towering ape into the front rank of American folklore. This is true more than ever now, with Tuesday's ballyhooed first-ever DVD release of the 1933 "King Kong" (with a dazzling array of add-ons) and next month's premiere of an extravagant remake of the movie by "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson. [More]