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Re: Popularity of dinosaurs in the 1920s/30s? (King Kong question)



On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Stephan Pickering wrote:
> REPLY: I am unsure as to the meaning of "popular". In

Ah, you know, popular. Like a movie star is popular. Like dinosaurs are
popular now.

I'm not after the total development of the movie, but trying to ascertain
the public's interest in dinosaurs in the late 1920s early 1930s time
frame and whether this was a factor in using dinosaurs in the movie. Would
they have used something else? Or not used anything at all?

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