Posts Tagged ‘film’


What am I sappy cat blogging?

September 6, 2013

koko_kitten_1985Koko and her kitten

Koko is the gorilla who was taught American Sign Language by researcher Dr. Penny Patterson.  Koko is particularly fond of kittens. The connection is another gorilla story.  Glenn Cravath (American artist 1897-1964) was born this day.  He is the artist for the book cover for King Kong, published in 1932, and for comic strip style advertisements for the movie based on the book.  The film was released in 1933 with Fay Wray playing the hapless bride.  A remake was done in 2005, starring Naomi Watts as the female lead and Jack Black as King Kong (no, that’s not right.)