NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 27, 1976
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(Studio) "King Kong" movie financially successful.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Shots from original "King Kong" shown. "Time" and "People" noted. Success of movie featured. [Man dressed as APE - promotes new book re: apes.] [Movie producer Dino DeLAURENTIS - speaks of movie.] In old movie, Kong fell from Empire State Building; in new movie he falls from top of World Trade Center. New Kong is tragic hero. Many produce ape paraphernalia: buttons, statues, games etc. "Jaws" recalled; also Mickey Mouse and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt
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