Tuesday, March 15, 2011

King Kong on the Empire State Building in New York

New York
The Empire State Building
Feeling like a King in New York City.

This is a metallic postcard

unused, bought in 2011

New York
Empire State Building

(with one oversized King Kong!)

postmarked in 2011 with a USA 98 cent airmail stamp 

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King Kong is a fictional monster resembling a gorilla that has appeared in several movies since 1933. These include the groundbreaking 1933 movie, the film remakes of 1976 and 2005, as well as various sequels of the first two films. 

The character has become one of the world's most famous movie icons and, as such, has transcended the movies, appearing in other works outside of films, such as a cartoon series, books, comics, various merchandise, video games and theme park rides. 

The rights to the character are currently held by Universal Studios, with limited rights held by the estate of Merian C. Cooper. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I found this lego construction from the Empire State building.
This is good for the motoric skills for your youngsters.
Fave fun!