Kong Skull Island The Official Movie Novelization

Author: Tim Lebbon
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 1785651390
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At the end of the Vietnam War a team of experts are gathered by a government agency called Monarch. Their assignment is simple: to embark on a scientific expedition and map out an uncharted island. What should be a straightforward mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man as they disturb Kong and awaken the titanic forces of nature.

The Mammoth Book Of Nightmare Stories

Author: Stephen Jones
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1510736468
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Winner of the British Fantasy Award Sixteen rare terror tales not to be read at night! To sleep, perchance to dream . . . of horrors! Here are some of the stories that gave their own authors nightmares—things that go bump at night, hauntings that lurk in the back of the mind, skin-crawling moments between the realms of wakefulness and sleep. In this somnambulistic collection, award-winning editor Stephen Jones asks many of the biggest names in horror fiction to choose their own favorite stories and novellas which, for one reason or another, have been unjustly overlooked or ignored. From Hugh B. Cave’s 1930s “shudder pulp” tale to Ramsey Campbell’s stunning novella of barely concealed hysteria and grim black humor, these are the “forgotten” stories ripe for rediscovery, by such acclaimed authors as Poppy Z. Brite, Basil Copper, Harlan Ellison®, Neil Gaiman, Caítlin R. Kiernan, Joe R. Lansdale, Tim Lebbon, Tanith Lee, and Michael Marshall Smith. Be warned: do not try to read this book at night, because these superior horror stories—both supernatural and psychological—will leave a lasting chill down your spine long after you have put it down, shut off the lights, and ducked under the covers. As you try to get off to sleep, who knows what dreams may come . . .?

Kong Unbound

Author: Karen Haber
Publisher: Gallery Books
ISBN: 9781416516705
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In 1933, Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Willis O'Brien created more than movie magic. King Kong is a pop-cultural icon and a central part of American mythology. But more than just another "Beauty and the Beast" tale, Kong Unbound also allows us to examine such themes as: The Great Depression and America's place in the world Kong as Avatar of Repressed Sexual Energy Kong as a Symbol of Slavery and Racism Kong as Alternate Paleontology The Triumph of Technology over the Natural World These themes and more are explored in this wonderful collection of insightful essays by: Ray Harryhausen Ray Bradbury Karen Haber Richard A. Lupoff Christopher Priest Robert Silverberg Jack Williamson Harry Harrison William Stout Paul Di Filippo Esther M. Friesner Howard Waldrop Frank M. Robinson Pat Cadigan David Gerrold Philip J. Currie Joe DeVito Alan Dean Foster William Joyce Michael Chabon Maurice Sendak

King Kong In The City Of New York Kong S Transformation From A Beast God On Scull Island To An Attraction For The New York Citizens

Author: Lora Cvetanova
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656719896
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Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: B, Université Toulouse II - Le Mirail (English Department), course: English Studies: Literature and Cinema, language: English, abstract: The following presentation will deal with King Kong’s novelization of the movie script by Delos W. Lovelace (1932) and the 1933 classic film directed by Merian C. Cooper and Schoedsack.

Merian C Cooper S King Kong

Author: Joe Devito
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466841885
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Since its release in 1933, Merian C. Cooper's film King Kong has shocked and delighted generations of movie fans, setting the standard against which all such movies have been judged ever since. In December, 2005, Peter Jackson - whose films of the Lord of the Rings won critical acclaim and set box office records around the world - will release his version of this classic film, bringing King Kong back to the forefront of the popular imagination. Fully authorized by the estate of Merian C. Cooper, Joe DeVito and Brad Strickland's novel is a full rewrite of the original 1932 novel, bringing Cooper's original vision of King Kong back to readers and fans alike. Set in the early 1930's, it is a classic story of exploration and adventure, at the center of which is the "eighth wonder of the world" himself - Kong.

The Genesis Of Mass Culture

Author: John Springhall
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230604490
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A thorough survey of the origins and development of the major distinct American commercial entertainments that emerged over the course of the 19th century and into the 20th, including P.T. Barnum's American Museum, freak show, and circus, as well as blackface minstrelry, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and vaudeville.

King Kong

Author: Judith Conaway
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780394897899
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A young film actress on location on a remote jungle island is chosen by the natives to be the bride of their giant gorilla god Kong.