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Premiere Information: New York premiere: 7 Mar 1933 ; Los Angeles premiere: 24 Mar 1933. Production And, King Kong, The Eighth Wonder of the World.
Enticed by these words, brunette leading lady Fay Wray dyed her hair blonde and accepted the role of Ann Darrow in King Kong -- and stayed with the project. Some of these scenes were incorporated into the test reel later exhibited for the RKO board. Visit our Guide to the Oscars. The film was preceded by a stage show called Jungle Rhythms. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. Prolonged exposure to studio lights wreaked havoc with the latex skin so John Cerasoli carved wooden duplicates of each model to be used as stand-ins for test shoots and lineups.