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King Kong (1933) in New York, March 1933

King Kong 1933

You should find the latest review about King Kong (1933) just below this note in its entirety, but if it isn’t you can click over to the site and read it here: http://immortalephemera.com/58216/king-kong-1933/ This Kong post should have mailed on Tuesday morning, but I had a problem with the Legacy feed and it never sent. […]

Real-Life Society ‘Honor Slaying’ Inspires Two 1932 Films

Edward Allen shoots Francis Donaldson III

A look at two pre-Code courtroom melodramas, Unashamed and Two Against the World, compared to the sensational real-life society murder that inspired the movies. Unashamed stars Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Young, and Monroe Owsley, while Two Against the World stars Constance Bennett and Neil Hamilton.