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2 March : 87 year old King Kong born forever

Sometimes films create history, but at times the technique creates one. One such animation technique is stop-motion-animation, which was used for the first time in King Kong, way back in 1933. Here is a look at the film and also understand the technique.

King Kong, the 1933 film set a milestone in the history of Cinema. It was released today in 1933 in New York.

King Kong is especially noted for its stop-motion animation and a groundbreaking musical score.

It left the biggest influence on the motion picture industry, a movie that opened the door for every special-effects film.

It tells about a gigantic ape called Kong who dies in an attempt to possess a beautiful young woman.

It has been remade twice: in 1976 and in 2005.

The film was made in a budget of $6,72,000 i.e. ₹4,51,65,086.
The film grossed 42.8 million i.e. ₹18,81,04,000 on box office.

Stop motion is an animation technique that physically manipulates an object that appears to move on its own. The object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a continuous sequence.


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