Film: King Kong (1933)
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Film: King Kong (1933)

Film: King Kong (1933)

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Museum of Photographic Arts

1649 El Prado

San Diego, CA 92101

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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

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June 16: Rebecca (1940)

July 7: King Kong (1933)

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December 1: East of Eden (1955)

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