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Film: King Kong (1933)

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:30 AM

The first talkie to transform what people thought cinema could accomplish through stop motion animation.  King Kong (1933, Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack, 2h 5m): A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. Includes a special screening of:Long Live the King: The Legacy of Kong - a feature documentary about the enduring appeal of the character King Kong, and how he has inspired so many of the great filmmakers and artists since 1933. Q&A discussion with directors Frank Dietz and Trish Geiger TICKETS: $10 general | $5 MOPA Members In partnership with Film Geeks SD -- Film Geeks 2017: A Year of Firsts! January 13: Breathless (1960) February 24: Black History Month Double Feature! The Learning Tree (969) / Shaft (1971) March 3: Midnight Cowboy (1969) April 14: Drunken Angel (1948) May 12: Woman of the Year (1942 June 16: Rebecca (1940) July 7: King Kong (1933) August 4: A Hard Day's Night (1964) September 1: Women direct! Merrily We Go to Hell (1932) October 27: Dementia 13 (1963) November 17: Mean Streets (1973) December 1: East of Eden (1955) -- Return to MOPA film calendar

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-king-kong-1933-tickets-30307131446?aff=aff0eventful

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