FILM FORUM JR.
The Original KING KONG – in 35mm!
Saturday, March 23 11:00
Sunday, March 24 11:00
Plus FAY WRAY SCREAM-ALIKE CONTEST (Sunday only – kids 12 and younger)
(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.