SKY ROOM TALKS
WHY “KING KONG” IS KING
Join film historian Glenn Andreiev for an enlightening behind the scenes look at the cinematic advances used to create America’s most famous pre-code monster!
The 1933 version of King Kong remains one of cinema’s highest landmarks. Using film clips from King Kong and exciting scenes from Kong related films, filmmaker/film historian Glenn Andreiev will show how King Kong broke box office records, and advanced the creative and technical aspects of modern filmmaking in a fun way. Learn the background on the careers of human stars Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, and Robert Armstrong, Special Effects artist Willis O’Brien and the adventuresome, inventive creators of King Kong, Merian C. Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack.
Glenn Andreiev is a longtime Long Island filmmaker and film historian. He has lectured at the Cinema Arts Centre, local libraries, the Northport VA, and at School of Visual Arts, where he holds a BFA in Film. His work as a filmmaker has appeared on CNN, TruTV, Newsday and The View. Information about Lost Emulsion, his documentary on lost films can be found at lostemulsion.com.