News for Dec. 06, 2005

The men behind the monster ape

12/06/05, 8:25 pm EST - Xoanon

King Kong's co-creators Merian C Cooper and Ernst B Schoedsack were larger-than-life characters - just like the ape they brought to cinema screens. Renowned film-maker and Kong aficionado Kevin Brownlow tells their stories. It's ridiculous. The very idea is absurd. But so convincingly did Merian C Cooper and Ernest B Schoedsack stage King Kong that you believe every frame. [More]