KING KONG & THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
Saturday, March 23
(1933, Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Shoedsack) “Bring-‘em-back-alive” filmmaker Robert Armstrong, with scream queen (and Film Forum member) Fay Wray in tow, sets out in search of the Ultimate Attraction: The Greatest Ape of Them All – animated by the great Willis O’Brien – immortalized the just-constructed Empire State Building en route to his own enshrinement in world folklore. Released the week of FDR’s bank holiday, the Mighty Kong still smashed box office records. 35mm. Approx. 100 min.
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
(1932, Irving Pichel & Ernest B. Schoedsack) Shipwrecked Joel McCrea and Fay Wray find they’re now the guests of big game hunter Leslie Banks – only trouble is, Banks is tired of hunting animals. Shot at night on the King Kong sets. DCP. Approx. 63 min.