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Author Erb, Cynthia Marie.

Title Tracking King Kong : a Hollywood icon in world culture / Cynthia Erb
Edition 2nd ed
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xix, 315 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary approaches to film and television series
Contemporary approaches to film and television series.
Contents A showman's dream : the production and release of King Kong -- Camera adventure, dangerous contact : documentaries and genre traditions behind King Kong -- Monstrous returns in the postwar context : Mighty Joe Young and Godzilla -- Gorilla queen and other tales : male spectatorship and the King Kong parodies -- King Kong's melancholy : a reading of Peter Jackson's King Kong
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-299) and index
Includes filmography: pages 287-288
Notes Print version record
Subject King Kong (Fictitious character)
King Kong (Fictitious character)
SUBJECT King Kong (Motion picture : 1933)
King Kong (Motion picture : 1933) fast
Subject King Kong films -- History and criticism
King Kong films
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008037698
ISBN 0814337422