Tracking King Kong: A Hollywood Icon in World Culture

  title={Tracking King Kong: A Hollywood Icon in World Culture},
  author={Cynthia Marie Erb},
Drawing upon recent reception and cultural theories as well as production and archival documents, "Tracking King Kong" examines the King Kong figure in a range of cultural contexts and institutional settings. The successes of "Jurassic Park" and "The Lost World" have refocused attention on the films of the prehistoric monster genre, the most famous of which is the 1933 classic "King Kong". From that film emerged the beast who has become a virtual icon in American and world culture, repeatedly… CONTINUE READING