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This is a good book and it tells the history of the movies and how they were made. I was twelve the first time I saw the original King Kong and the second remake did the movie... Read morePublished on February 2, 2014 by christmas lover
This is the best book on the King Kong franchise. Fans will love learning how each film was made, including the latest from 2005, not much is written about that, because it was... Read morePublished on December 6, 2013 by Dougmoser
Real quick, this is a GREAT book that doesn't skip anything to do with King Kong. Great effort and detail is applied to the original 1933 film, but then it goes on to explore and... Read morePublished on August 17, 2009 by Mobo
Great book for fans of every incarnation of Kong. I thought I knew everything about the making of the original but Morton supplies facts and accedotes that I had never heard... Read morePublished on April 15, 2009 by R. Alma
This is a well written and interesting book for anyone interested in Movie Monster,King Kong,but it reads like a bit of deja-vu to fans. Read morePublished on February 12, 2009 by James Simpson
Fans of the legendary 1933 monster will relish the first book to detail the making of all seven feature films about Kong in KING KONG; THE HISTORY OF A MOVIE ICON. Read morePublished on January 6, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
While I consider myself more a modern horror afficianado I found this book to be a fascinating read. Read morePublished on August 11, 2006 by Angel Orona Rodriguez
KING KONG: THE HISTORY OF A MOVIE ICON FROM FAY WRAY TO PETER JACKSON is THE book on the history and magic Kong. Read morePublished on April 26, 2006 by Stephen Tropiano
Ray gives a detailed and intricate insight into the King Kong phenomena. I believe this is the first time the 1976 film is laid bare in such rich, authetic detail - startling... Read morePublished on April 6, 2006 by D. Chauhan