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Re: Original print of King Kong found



> The movie discovered was the original 1933 version of
> Merian C Coopers King Kong which has been missing from the
> film companys vaults since 1934.

Could somebody possibly repost this msg with correct grammar, 
e.g. with apostrophes..? I can't seem to get past this totally 
unreadable sentence (above). Firefox is even flagging them. 
Thanks! 


--- On Thu, 11/25/10, Richard W. Travsky <rtravsky@uwyo.edu> wrote:

> From: Richard W. Travsky <rtravsky@uwyo.edu>
> Subject: Original print of King Kong found
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Thursday, November 25, 2010, 9:48 PM
> 
> No, it does not apparently have the missing spider pit
> scene. But it's very interesting all the same.
> 
> http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/features/editor-s-picks/ross-is-reeling-at-his-film-find-1.1062182
> 
> A workman has unearthed a vintage film reel of King Kong
> during the refurbishment of a West End cinema.
> 
> Joiner Ross McMillan discovered the ancient movie hidden
> behind a partition wall in a projection room in the
> Grosvenor Cinema.
> ...
> The dusty old reel, which dates back to the 1930s, is
> thought to have been missing from US film production company
> RKOs library vaults for more than 70 years.
> ...
> The movie discovered was the original 1933 version of
> Merian C Coopers King Kong which has been missing from the
> film companys vaults since 1934.
> ...
> But the cinema projectionist got a shock after contacting
> the original distributor, when he discovered late fees for
> the film have mounted over the passing decades to more than
> 43,000 in todays money.
> 
> Universal Pictures, which now owns RKO, has told cinema
> bosses it is willing to waive this fee to have the
> prestigious film reel back in its prized collection.
> 
> And as a special thank you, it will allow the Grosvenor
> Cinema to show the film a final time bringing 1930s
> cinematography back to the West End institution.
> 
> The iconic 1933 version of King Kong will be screened to
> celebrate the launch of The Grosvenor Caf on Friday.
> ...
>