Movie club: King Kong

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Movie club: King Kong
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Lee Wright 9:01 PM
cataracts?
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Lee Wright 9:03 PM
King Kong

Vasanth Prabakar 9:03 PM
3:15 hours

Lee Wright 9:03 PM
3 hour movie
3:15? wow!

Vasanth Prabakar 9:04 PM
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Lee Wright 9:05 PM
New York 1933
The Great Depression
Film maker going to Singapore
on a ship
looking for a leading lady
director is arguing with the studio
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Lee Wright 9:07 PM
charismatic
innocent
naive
She didn’t a job

Vasanth Prabakar 9:08 PM
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Lee Wright 9:09 PM
She spoke with someone on the ship
she mistook the writer for someone else
she met the real person
the story begins
Producer was arrested
Ship lost control
and landed on a island called The Skull.
Big Walls
on this island
King Kong noises
Tribe
aboriginees
Met a small girl
strange eyes
and skin
tribe members
began attacking the ship’s crew
The captain shot someone
and rescued the team
To lighten the ship
removed cargo
the tribe stole ??
rescue the lady
kidnapped the pretty girl
Captain saved the day

Gerard Arbat 9:15 PM
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Lee Wright 9:15 PM
cliffs
lots of skulls
cannibals
Winter is coming!
No, wait. It’s Kong!
Sacrifices
to keep Kong outside the wall
In the old movie, her blonde hair and white skin was fascinating to the tribe
gorge
or valley
A trolley or davit to hang her over outside the wall

leyla eroğlu 9:17 PM
I remember the fanatic people shaking their heads stupidly

Lee Wright 9:17 PM
sacrifice
sacrificial goat
Kong took the lady and left
Took her home and played with her.

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Lee Wright 9:18 PM
baby doll
Savor the new-looking toy
She began to entertain Kong..
Falling down was the funniest thing she did.
He kept pushing her down
She resisted him.
He blows his top and get angry
Giant boulder

Gerard Arbat 9:20 PM
boulder

Lee Wright 9:20 PM
A boulder hit him in the head
unnatural
Ann escapes into the jungle
full of dinosaurs and giant insects
T-rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex
rex = Latin for KING
prey
predator
food
herbivorous
carnivorous
DY uh SORES
large scorpions
Battle between King Kong and the T-Rex
Kong fights while protecting Ann.
He has to multitask in the battle.
showing off
their special effects

Vasanth Prabakar 9:23 PM
extranaous

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
Crew survived.
Man saves girl.
bait

me 9:24 PM
a bait

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
Director came up with a scheme to capture
King Kong and put him on display in New York
Used couple as bait
King Kong was the only “gentleman” in the movie.
She was his “pet”.
Love at first sight!
They bring him back to New York.
Drugs
to put him to sleep
drugged him to sleep
Tied him up
bound him up with rope
Crane?
put him into a large “hold” on the ship
They were prepared to capture animals.

Gerard Arbat 9:28 PM
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Lee Wright 9:29 PM
They unloaded cargo to raise their waterline (less draft) to clear shallow water.
Panama Canal?
Kong reaches America.
And i s introduced to his adoring public!
Jack Driscoll
Goes from theater to theater showing off Kong.

leyla eroğlu 9:31 PM
I like animals and I hated that show

Gerard Arbat 9:31 PM
Panama Canal opened at 1914

Lee Wright 9:31 PM
Beauty and the Beast
Kong and the Lady

leyla eroğlu 9:31 PM
yesss

Lee Wright 9:31 PM
A fake Ann…
disappointed Kong
and he got angry
and broke his bonds
and got loose

Vasanth Prabakar 9:32 PM
audience?

Lee Wright 9:32 PM
went to the stadium seats
aisles
he destroyed the seats and killed some people
the audience
He saw Driscoll and wanted to kill him
Driscoll escaped
ran into a tunnel
Exciting destruction
Wow!
Wow!
Machine of destruction
He wreaked havoc!
Long arms, short legs
He could run fast on all fours
Kong finds Ann
Grabbed her
Gazed into her eyes
Army came
and began shooting Kong
Lengthy battle
Kong climbed a tall structure.
Empire State Building?
World Trade Center?
(twin towers)
Ann runs to save Kong.
A romantic moment in the jungle
Same on top of the building
Russian MIGs
shot him down.
Beauty killed him, not the weapons
Message/moral?
Beauty calms the savage beast.
People loves dogs.
I find my basset hound to be beautiful.
🙂
Dogs love people
gist (jist)
Chimpanzees and gorillas are intelligent
similar to humans
For Leyla, no message
Greed
Misunderstanding

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Lee Wright 9:40 PM
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Don’t judge a book by its cover.
driven (DRIVV in)

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Lee Wright 9:41 PM
Cruelty to animals (PETA)
SPCA
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Animals are entering communities as pets
or because their habitats are being destroyed.
Russian bears
hibernate
during the winter
sleep for months
sometimes they wake up
and seek FOOD
easy food
trash cans
Must kill bears seen in the winter.
To save humans
Put out some food for him

me 9:44 PM
The beauty killed the beast

Lee Wright 9:45 PM
Kong was a “bad guy” in New York. He was outside his natural environment.
Daughter cried.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:45 PM
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Lee Wright 9:46 PM
Learn how to calm the beast with the pretty lady.
Accept no substitutes.
Lady is alone
desperate for success
lady is brave

leyla eroğlu 9:48 PM
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Lee Wright 9:48 PM
women know how to use their charm
to calm the savage beast (or men)
Greed
Fame
Beauty and the Beast

Sergey Kotyukov 9:49 PM
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Lee Wright 9:50 PM
11 years old
Sergei and parents saw King Kong
it was impressive
seasoned
warrior
more mature themes
theater moment
he bragged about the strength of the chains
holding Kong. You are perfectly safe.
It is impossible for him to break free.
He was wrong.
Slides
Trolley car rails
in the middle of the street
Hats were popular in the old days.
Old Model A and Model T Fords.

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Lee Wright 9:53 PM
Fords were all black.
Electric trolley cars usually.
winter time
convertible (no roof) car at lower right
running boards
zebra markings
at crosswalks
steering wheel on the right?
coffee cups, break plate
cafe
coat rack
He persuading Ann to take the job.
stools at the counter
She tried to steal an apple
Head band
top of coat rack is a hat rack
Writing a check?
checkbook in his hand
curtains
wool coat at left
convince the writer to go with him
fake checks
about to sail
boarding
about to get underway
keeping him on the ship till it departs
Jail?
writer and typewriter
ropes
cages

Vasanth Prabakar 10:00 PM
basement of ship

Lee Wright 10:00 PM
straw on wooden deck
bird cage hanging?
animal cages
chains
dirty
steel bars
lantern
real carriage return (ding)
tie
necktie
why dress up
?
straw or hay

me 10:02 PM
smuglers?

Lee Wright 10:02 PM
pochers
poachers
hunt illegally
illegally capture/kill animals
net
King Kong
Ping pong
kerosene or oil lamp
boots
vests
hats
beret
native
boulders
chocolate
underbrush (dried bushes)

leyla eroğlu 10:05 PM
Ivan, Lee and my friends I must go as I have a private lesson.

Lee Wright 10:05 PM
wooden frames

Vasanth Prabakar 10:05 PM
scaffolds?

Lee Wright 10:05 PM
wooden framework

leyla eroğlu 10:05 PM
Thanks a lot and see you

Lee Wright 10:05 PM
scaffold
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Lee Wright 10:05 PM
Built a wall

Vasanth Prabakar 10:05 PM
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Lee Wright 10:06 PM
sacrifice
suspended by ropes
clay marks and piercings on the face
facepaint
No bikini?
a drawbridge
an offering to calm the beast

Vasanth Prabakar 10:07 PM
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Lee Wright 10:07 PM
slingshot
slingshot
sling (David and Goliath)
catapult
flinging rocks
trebuchet (TREB uh SHAY)
Vines on the rock cliffs
waterfall

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Lee Wright 10:09 PM
steps behind him
cave or temple?
castle (CASS ul)
vines

Gerard Arbat 10:10 PM
q

Lee Wright 10:11 PM
Where’s mom and dad?
for King Kong
The dinosaurs killed the apes.
Simulating a sacrifice to the beast
A temple
for sacrificing to the gods
skulls on “horse” stand to the left
She’s tied up
between two posts (poles)
drums
musical drums at eithe rside
natives around the sacrifice
tall columns
retractable chains allow limited movement of his arms
winch
winch
idols
icons
symbols of their gods
men love to see helpless, bound women
🙂
audience
enrapt, captivated
Kong at the top of some structure
metal?
First movie: top of Empire State Building
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Lee Wright 10:16 PM
Second movie: Top of World Trade Center (twin towers)
antenna at the top

Vasanth Prabakar 10:18 PM
https://www.nydailynews.com/resizer/gZxGLZbTl4UADNV3rCdWXIljUMk=/800×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-tronc.s3.amazonaws.com/public/UJFUBSKVGESPJX4MTHMWXNU5QM.jpg

Lee Wright 10:18 PM
of the Empire State Building
Hudson River
Sully
plane landed in the river
Different movie
Dinosaurs are stupid
Apes are smart
No more King Kongs

Vasanth Prabakar 10:19 PM
questions?
https://padlet.com/prabakarvasanth/Madrook

Lee Wright 10:19 PM
Questinos
Questions

me 10:19 PM
1. What is the relationship between the black guy and Jimmy?

Lee Wright 10:19 PM
black guy
sergeant
security
Foreman

Vasanth Prabakar 10:19 PM
commander in chief?

me 10:20 PM
boatswain

Lee Wright 10:20 PM
Team leader
Boatswain’s Mate

Jörgen Olsson 10:20 PM
mate

Lee Wright 10:20 PM
protege
apprentice

me 10:20 PM
sea cadet

Lee Wright 10:21 PM
cadet (trainee in the military usually)
affectionate feelings
respect, sympathy
discipline
protective attitude

Vasanth Prabakar 10:21 PM
teacher and student.

me 10:21 PM
2. What kind of a filmmaker do you think Mr.Carl is?

Lee Wright 10:21 PM
keep him under his wings
Documentaries?
Dramas?
Historical?
Circus entertainer?
Nature
movies about nature
and natural resources
warrant
for his arreest
issue a warrnat
warrant
had problems with the police

me 10:24 PM
3. Forget about the King Kong, how did the tribal survive from other monstrous animals?

Lee Wright 10:24 PM
fleeing the country
T-Rexes
can’t climb
Gorillas can climb “like a monkey”
They eat dinosaurs
dead dinosaurs
fishing
bait cage
Virgin!
caviar sacrifice
Movie suggestions
are welcome
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