News for Apr. 09, 2006

Filmmaker Schoedsack helped bring 'King Kong' to life

4/09/06, 4:53 pm EST - Xoanon

Ernest Schoedsack's extraordinary life was the stuff movies are made of. He found success by combining his love of adventure with his talent for nontraditional filmmaking. With his longtime collaborator and friend, Merian Cooper, Schoedsack put the original "King Kong" on movie screens in 1933 to instant acclaim. Today, the movie is considered a classic, ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 best movies ever made. [More]