How to use Kong in a sentence
The best known are Koroko, Kong and Bona, entrepots for the trade of the middle Niger, and Bontuku, on the caravan route to Sokoto and the meeting-place of the merchants from Kong and Timbuktu engaged in the kola-nut trade with Ashanti and the Gold Coast.
Again, in April 1883, it was suddenly renewed, and within twenty days five steamers arrived from Hong Kong bringing 2253 Chinese passengers, followed the next month by 1100 more, with the news that several thousand more were ready to embark.
The analysis of the Hong Kong flora indicates that about threefifths of the species are common to the Indian region, and nearly all the remainder are either Chinese or local forms. The number of species common to southern China, Japan and northern Asia is small.
At the end of the Napoleonic wars Portugal had Macao and Goa, Holland Java, Sumatra and other islands, France some odds and ends in India, while England emerged with Hong Kong, Singapore, Ceylon and a free hand in India.
In the north-east, in the district of Kong (q.v.), the country becomes mountainous, Mt.Advertisement
Between 1887 and 1889 Captain Binger (an officer of marine infantry, and subsequently director of the African department at the colonial ministry) traversed the whole region between the coast and the Niger, visited Bontuku and the Kong country, and signed protectorate treaties with the chiefs.
Here were Hausas from the Niger and the Gold Coast, coloured men from the West India regiments, zaptiehs from Cyprus, Chinamen from Hong Kong, and Dyaks - now civilized into military police - from British North Borneo.
In April 1898, while with his fleet at Hong Kong, he was notified by cable that war had begun between the United States and Spain, and was ordered to "capture or destroy the Spanish fleet" then in Philippine waters.
Meanwhile, trade steadily increased, especially with Great Britain and the British colonies of Hong Kong and Singapore.
But the best of these old dramatic authors was a priest of Viborg, Justesen Ranch (1539-1607), who wrote Kong Salomons Hylding (" The Crowning of King Solomon ") (1585), Samsons Faengsel (" The Imprisonment of Samson "), which includes lyrical passages which have given it claims to be considered the first Danish opera, and a farce, Karrig Niding (" The Miserly Miscreant ").Advertisement
The railway from Little Bassam serves the east central part of the colony and runs to Katiola, in Kong, a total distance of 250 m.
During the next few years there was such a steady influx of Chinese free immigrants that in the spring of 1881 the Hawaiian government sent a despatch to the governor of Hong Kong to stop this invasion.
Accordingly, the Hawaiian government sent another despatch to the governor of Hong Kong, refusing to permit any further immigration of male Chinese from that port.
Hong Kong was severely affected, and has never since been entirely free from plague.
Speaking generally, the disease has persisted and spread in the Far East since 1894, but precise information is lacking, except with regard to Hong Kong.Advertisement
Simpson in his Report on the Causes of the Plague in Hong Kong (1903) reports the endemicity of the plague in that colony to be maintained by (a) infection among rats often connected with infectious material in rat runs or in houses, the virus of which has not been destroyed, (b) retention of infection in houses which are rat-ridden, and (c) infected clothing of people who have been ill or died of plague.
The lowest recorded is 34% in Sydney, and the highest 95% at Hong Kong in 1899.
This river, called Nam Kong by the Shans, Thanlwin by the Burmese, Lu Kiang, or Nu Kiang, or Lu Tzu Kiang by the Chinese, is the longest river in Burma, and one of the wildest and most picturesque streams in the world.
Hong Kong taxation adopts a territorial principle of taxation.
How fortunate are Hong Kong to have Heather Dayton - her welcome, efficiency and general bonhomie are much to be admired.Advertisement
The cover has a San Francisco to Hong Kong first flight cachet.
Leaving aside such island city-states as Singapore and Hong Kong, we now equal Holland as the most densely populated country in the world.
Hong Kong company incorporation normally takes 7 to 10 working days. Search name availability for your Hong Kong company incorporation normally takes 7 to 10 working days. Search name availability for your Hong Kong company.
These turn out to be the Commercial Consul at the British consul at the British consulate at Osaka and the Trade Commissioner in the Hong Kong consulate.
Hong Kong remains a free port with a free flow of capital and a freely convertible Hong Kong dollar.Advertisement
Well, last year our winners got all the way to Hong Kong without spending a dime!
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A temporary funnel was fitted and the Phemius sailed to Hong Kong where her tall funnel was reinstated.
Most of the hotel's elegantly furbished rooms boast stunning views from private balconies, a unique feature in Hong Kong.
Combining Kong's DNA with some from her baby grandson, Jason Jenkins, a new Kong was born.Advertisement
He started his working life in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank before giving up the heady heights of finance for writing.
David studied fashion before moving to Hong Kong to work as a fashion illustrator.
There is no restriction from capital inflow into or outflow from Hong Kong.
Still a good game but diddy Kong was perhaps closer to how mario kart should've been.
She never married and eventually became matron of a hospital in Hong Kong.Advertisement
Trevor Wood was the cocktail meister, apparently heÃ¢d served an apprenticeship in Hong Kong, and that night shook up some stunning numbers!
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And as well as adding pathos to the film, Kong also manages to mash up a couple of freaking dinosaurs.Advertisement
Oundle has a large number of gifted pianists, many of whom live in Hong Kong.
Right wing politicians used to be fond of pointing to Hong Kong as the last bastion of the absolute free market.
We genotyped the IVS1-397 and TA n microsatellite polymorphisms of the ESR1 gene in 325 cases and 327 controls samples of Hong Kong Chinese.
In the world's most densely populated city, seven million people can't be wrong about Hong Kong.
An enormous hit in its native Hong Kong, this has already spawned a prequel, with a sequel on the way.Advertisement
Thirdly, the accounting profession is quite influential in Hong Kong.
Kong international group federal prosecutors say by the north.
Later in the same year she was transferred to Calm Isle Shipping Ltd of Hong Kong and her name reverted to Oriental Merchant.
Born Free were shocked to learn of a huge illegal shipment of elephant ivory that has been seized in Hong Kong.
Each toy contains one Air KONG squeaker tennis ball in tummy, one squeaker head, and a toss and tug cotton dental rope.Advertisement
Be careful not to buy poached ivory souvenirs in Thailand and watch out for elephant ivory trinkets in Hong Kong and China.
Both fixed and discretionary trusts may be settled in Hong Kong.
An annual candlelit vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park was the only official event on Chinese soil to mark the 1989 massacre.
We Will Rock You Features more than £ 1million worth of LED screens, especially shipped from Hong Kong.
It was to the zone between the Kong states and the hinterland of Liberia that Samory (see Senegal) fled for refuge before he was taken prisoner (1898), and for a short time he was master of Kong.
In the old colonial days people came to sleepy Macao from bustling Hong Kong in order to savor its raffish Portuguese atmosphere.
British naval and marine forces seized control of Hong Kong, ravaged the Chinese coastline and briefly occupied Peking (Beijing).
The company is required to have a registered office in the Hong Kong.
Some years later, Frank, now in his late sixties, returns to Hong Kong to search for Lizzy.
The Hong Kong handover ceremony was held on 30 June 1997 and China has resumed the exercise of sovereignty over the territory ever since.
We left the luxury of our Bali hotel and its swimming pool with bar for the bustle of Hong Kong.
His sworn enemy from Hong Kong moves in next door in Dorset.
Hong Kong We are concerned that the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to China should not damage civil rights in Hong Kong.
On an uncharted island, where prehistoric animals are said to have survived, a group of explorers discover the mighty Kong.
In China, the government is now shutting down any vestige of democracy or rule of law left in Hong Kong.
They operate their services in the United States, several Latin American countries, most European countries, Israel, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.
Cantonese is the predominate style of cooking in Hong Kong and in many American Chinese restaurants.
Today, the Levi Jeans Company successfully operates in most European countries, as well as in South Africa, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, India, and in a host of other countries.
Naomi Watts, 38, is perhaps most famous for her roles in King Kong, The Ring and The Ring Two.
Some cruises even travel through Mongolia, Hong Kong and Tibet.
If your dog makes quick work of any toys you give him, you need to give Kong dog toys a try.
Kong dog toys made their debut in 1976 and quickly earned a reputation as one of the most durable dog toys ever made.
Red Kong dog toys provide lots of fun and chewing action for the average chewer.
Black Kong toys are made from an even stronger natural rubber compound that is suitable for even the most voracious chewers.
Dogs love variety just as much as we do, so Kong offers several models to keep your pet entertained.
The odd shape of the Classic Kong makes it bounce unpredictably when dropped or thrown, so dogs get lots of exercise and mental stimulation when they play with these toys.
The middle of the Kong is hollow, which allows you to stuff it with food or dog treats to entice your dog into play.
The Kong Dental Stick is a ridged tube of rubber that gently scrapes plaque away from his gums and teeth as he works on this chew toy.
The center of the tube is hollow, just like the Classic Kong, so you can stuff it with some dog biscuits to inspire him to work at it harder.
Load your Kong with your dog's favorite treat, and present it to him when he tries chewing on a forbidden object.
Then give him the Kong with a happy "Good Dog" to show him this is what he is allowed to chew on.
By keeping shoes and other enticing items out of your dog's reach, he will be more encouraged to use the Kong instead, and soon you should have him trained.
Kong dog toys are durable and versatile, so they are a great choice for your pet.
If you haven't been satisfied with your past toy purchases, the Kong may just be a pleasant surprise for both you and your dog.
I love stuffing a puppy Kong with a milk bone.
Fill a Kong dog toy with healthy treats and keep your dog occupied while he tries to work them out.
Kong dog toys are some of the strongest toys you'll find on the market.
The classic red Kong is easily recognizable after enduring in the market for so many years, and makes quite a serviceable chew toy.
That said, if you happen to live with Godzilla in fur, even the red Kong will eventually begin to give way.
For dogs this tough, you need to go with an Extreme Kong.The Extreme Kong's black rubber composition is even stronger than the red, giving even the most voracious chewer a run for his dog biscuits.
If your dog actually makes his way through a black Kong, hat's off to him.
This toy is shaped something like a drumstick, and if the reviews can be trusted, even dogs that have destroyed a Kong can't seem to make their way through one of these.
Smear a spoonful of PB on the inside of a Kong dog toy and you'll have a treat that will occupy your dog for quite a while.
Dogs that enjoy chasing large balls around the yard are likely to enjoy playing with the Red Kong Dog Toy.
Kong Rubber Dog Tug Toy - Known for durable toys, Kong offers a tug toy for power chewers.
Only a few types of sturdy toys are safe for unsupervised play--hard rubber toys (Kong) and hard chew toys (nylabone).
Wellness brand dog foods and treats, including Mother Hubbard dog biscuits, are widely available throughout North America, as well as locations in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Macau.
Hong Kong is also famous for the quality of its tailoring, to the point where some professional men and women will schedule one or two trips a year there to have new suits made from the old ones.
Inspired by his travels to Hong Kong with his father, who owned a coat manufacturing business, a young man named George Zimmer decided to open a store catering to men's fashions.
Natives of Canada, their venture into the pet food business began when work relocated the couple to Hong Kong.
Beloved dog, Joey, had grown accustomed to Iams dog food, which was unavailable in Hong Kong.
This prompted them to become Iams distributors in Hong Kong.
In 1993, the family sold its distributorship in Hong Kong and moved to Oregon, where they purchased a pet supply and distribution business.
Properties and Vacation Club amenities are also planned at Disneyland theme park, and guests can also choose to travel to Disneyland Paris or the other Disney parks in Hong Kong or Tokyo.
Instead, the first time that Mario was introduced to the world was as a character named "Jumpman" in the 1981 arcade video game Donkey Kong.
This was the game where the player was tasked with taking "Jumpman" up a series of ramps while Donkey Kong (a gorilla-looking character) hurled barrels down these ramps.
However, they were a big hit and video game arcades everywhere would offer rows of popular titles like Pacman, Centipede, Donkey Kong and Space Invaders.
A Nintendo classic, Donkey Kong first appeared in video game arcades in 1981.
Quick-play games that would provide a short but engaging challenge were hits, such as Pong, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.
Peter Jackson's King Kong game is highly addictive.
Filled with prehistoric reptiles , savage islanders, and the 25-foot-tall King Kong, the action never stops, since you have to fight to survive.
Later in the game, you actually get to play as King Kong and use his brute strength to stop the enemies coming your way.
Any fan of a Nintendo game, such as Metroid, Mario, Donkey Kong, Pikmin and more, should put the GameCube at the top of the wanted list.
There are a few different (usually regional) variations on the game, but most websites that offer the game online adhere to the Hong Kong version.
When a player discards a tile, you can see right away whether you can meld a "pong", "kong", or "chow".
Among the NES classics found in Animal Crossing are Donkey Kong, Excitebike, and Balloon Fight.
The game that I got to play was King of Swing, a game in the Donkey Kong series.
Besides the familiar Grand Valley Speedway and Deep Forest raceway (among returning favorites), you can pick city courses like Hong Kong and Seoul as well as real-life tracks Suzuka and the Fuji Speedway.
The Colecovision tore into Atari's sales when it released its system bundled with the port Donkey Kong.
Nintendo continued to release their popular character games like Donkey Kong, Mario, and Yoshi in order to keep those core gamers.
Shigeru Miyamoto implants himself into the history of video games timeline by making Donkey Kong and introduces that plucky plumber, Mario.
Mainstays like Mario and Donkey Kong are here, as well as Fox McCloud from Star Fox, Captain Falcon from F-Zero, Ganondorf from Zelda, and even that yellow, electric rat-thing that we all affectionately know as Pikachu.
Use the included bongos to play along with the songs Donkey Kong and friends play.
Peter Jackson's King Kong is a fast paced, first-person/action shooter game based on the recently re-made version of King Kong.
Recruiting a scriptwriter, an actress and a couple of sailors, the group goes on a perilous journey to a place where dinosaurs, savage islanders and the 25-foot tall King Kong gorilla roam freely.
The action in King Kong will keep you on your toes.
In other parts of the game, you will be able to play as King Kong.
Kong can move quickly through the jungle, jumping across trees, and climbing cliffs.
Kong has taken a liking to Ann Darrow, the actress hired by Carl to be his leading lady, and will capture and save her a couple times throughout the game.
There is only one difficulty level in Peter Jackson's King Kong game.
The music soundtrack is excellent and is taken directly from Peter Jackson's King Kong movie.
The voices of the characters are the actual actors from the movie- Carl Denham (Jack Black ), Ann Darrow (Naomi Watts ), Jack Driscoll (Adrien Brody ), and Jimmy (Jaime Bell ).The graphics in King Kong are amazing.
The detail of the dense jungles, the ferocious appearances of the dinosaurs and Kong will blow you away.
Peter Jackson's King Kong game will take you to Skull Island, where King Kong and many vicious dinosaurs, savage islanders and dangerous terrain surround you at every corner.
Play as Kong, swing through the jungle and battle V-Rex, giant snakes and flying beasts.
We surfed through the Internet to find the latest and greatest in the world of King Kong, and now it's all delivered to you on a silver platter.
The special effects in King Kong were second to none and now you can relive the epic battle between Kong and the T-Rex (Tyrannosaurus Rex) on your computer with KingKong Online.
The game consists of a single stage -- King Kong vs. T-Rex -- and that's about it.
The good people at Ubisoft were nice enough to offer a free demo version of King Kong by Peter Jackson.
In searching for information about KingKong online, we also found a site called Kong Kong Online which markets itself as "the jumping race."
Unlike the dark and scary world found on Skull Island, the universe of Kong Kong is populated by fun toys, music, and laughter.
Based on the colorful and whimsical appearance of the site, I'd imagine that Kong Kong Online is largely marketed toward younger kids and is similar in scope to Club Penguin and Playhouse Disney.
Keep in mind that Kong Kong is in no way related to Peter Jackson or King Kong.
His first appearance was under the guise of "Jumpman" in the 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong.
In Donkey Kong we first learned that he was a carpenter who must save Pauline from the evil Donkey Kong.
Donkey Kong is the first game Mario ever appeared in.
Select your driver, choosing from Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Donkey Kong and so on.
Some of the more notable unlockable characters include Diddy Kong, Boo, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones, Funky Kong, and even your Mii character!
At least I wasn't able to hit them and I used Donkey Kong (who looked like Jason Giambi after using…well, you know).
Each stadium, like Bowser's Castle and Donkey Kong's Jungle, have their special obstacles that can be hindrances or just fun to play.In any sports game, the main game is single player mode and Mario Superstar Baseball is no different.
Namco has also co-created several video games with Nintendo featuring popular Nintendo franchise characters such as Mario, Donkey Kong and the Star Fox team.
Dive under the seas of Istanbul and challenge the back alleys of Hong Kong.
Donkey Kong - Platform, puzzle and many other types of games starring Nintendo's early character, the gorilla named Donkey Kong.
He is famous for creating such characters and franchises as Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pikmin, and many others.
Nintendo employees worked around the clock to convert those machines to Donkey Kong machines.
Their first arcade game was Computer Othello" and was soon followed by Donkey Kong and Radar Scope''.
Peter Jackson's King Kong (for the Xbox 360) game will take you to Skull Island, where King Kong and many vicious dinosaurs, savage islanders and dangerous terrain surround you at every corner.
Play as Kong, swinging through the jungle and battling V-Rex, giant snakes and flying beasts.
Peter Jackson's King Kong for the Xbox 360 is an action-packed first-person shooter game based on the new blockbuster film.
They go to a place where vicious prehistoric dinosaurs, primitive islanders and a 25-foot tall King Kong live, in the wild jungles of the island.
Along with playing Jack Driscoll, in some parts of the game you get to play King Kong.
His special ability is a rage mode that gives Kong added strength to his attacks.
Another thing to note about Kong is that he has a big crush on Ann Darrow (the actress) and will capture her a few times during the game.
Controls in King Kong are easy to learn, with no fancy button pushing.
The graphics in Peter Jackson's King Kong are breathtaking.
Peter Jackson's King Kong game will take you on an adventure to Skull Island, where your main weapon is a primitive spear, and fierce opponents like King Kong along with multiple dinosaurs that attack you at every turn.
You can play 80s arcade classics like Donkey Kong, Pacman, Space Invaders and console favorites like Duck Hunt, Zelda and Frogger.
Arcade owners tend to treat games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong as relics and keep them in pristine condition.
Early video games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong got you to make your brain communicate faster with your hands.
Joining them are Disco Kid, Giga Mac and Donkey Kong.
Other than the Donkey Kong series and Killer Instinct, Rare created Blast Corps, Diddy Kong Racing, Banjo-Kazooie, Jet Force Gemini, It's Mr. Pants, Perfect Dark, Star Fox Adventures and the highly-acclaimed Conker's Bad Fur Day.
After the acquisition by Microsoft, Rare can no longer produce Nintendo-owned licenses such as Donkey Kong and Star Fox.
A native of Hong Kong, Fei Long is a tribute to Bruce Lee, complete with the loud battle cries and vocalizations to accompany his kung fu maneuvers.
Yun and Yang Lee were born in Shanghai, but grew up in Hong Kong.
We've seen Luigi play tennis, Donkey Kong hit the links, and Bowser blast a homerun, so it's only natural to see all these characters from Mushroom land head onto the soccer field.
One mission has you battling a gigantic Donkey Kong along with a miniature Kong.
Each theme features revamped music and visuals from many classic Nintendo franchises, such as Donkey Kong, Mario Bros, the Legend of Zelda, Metroid and more.
The graphics were colorful, and instead of making use of official licences (so that you could throw Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, and Monica Seles into the mix), you could have the ultimate deathmatch between Donkey Kong and Shy Guy.
Most of the activitiess require skill and have that "yesteryear" arcade feel to them, like Donkey Kong and Pac-Man.
The most common shipping route is from somewhere in Asia -- typically Hong Kong or Japan -- to somewhere in North America, but there are several video game importers that also ship games to the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe.
While he was featured in the classic Donkey Kong, most people were first introduced to our little friend in Super Mario Bros. for the original Nintendo Entertainment System.
It may have started out with Donkey Kong, but it was with Super Mario Bros. for the original NES that most people got to know our little carpenter friend in red overalls.
Donkey Kong Country is a beautiful game with lots of 3-D sprites... even the Kongs themselves are 3-D!
Play as Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach and more as you throw fun obstacles and use special powers to be number one.
Mario Kart Wii was released worldwide in April 2008, inviting both old and new generations of gamers into a racing circuit populated by the likes of Diddy Kong, Dry Bones, Luigi, R.O.B.
And, as I expected, this was a King Kong of a Zin that pounds its chest aggressively.
It's not like you can take your phone from Rogers Wireless or Cingular -- both of which run on GSM-based networks -- and jump on the first plane to Hong Kong!
Some cell phone providers allow for free nationwide calling (check with your provider about specific details of your plan), but if you decide to ring up Hong Kong when you are in New York, you are going to incur some long distance charges.
The rates in Hong Kong and Taipei, for instance, are substantially lower than what consumers typically pay in Canada and the United States.
Pandemics also occurred in 1957 and 1968 with the Asian flu and Hong Kong flu, respectively.
The Asian flu was responsible for 70,000 deaths in the United States, while the Hong Kong flu killed 34,000.
The significance of numbers is so strong that in Hong Kong people pay extra to get a license plate number with the number 8 in it.
At tpkong's website, find two sets of rose instructions, the yellow rose and the Kong rose.
You can find some of the best Chinese food outside of Hong Kong.
However, it's worth mentioning that many popular gaming systems produce revamped versions of some of the more popular 80s Atari games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.
Regardless of how Christmas started in China, it is now widespread throughout the major cities like Beijing and Hong Kong.
In large cities such as Hong Kong, a fireworks display may also be done in celebration of Christmas.
The flagship Garrard Jewellers boutique is naturally located in London, but the company also has additional locations in New York City, Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Istanbul, and Dubai.
Anyone who has followed the career of The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson knows that the original version of King Kong is the movie that made him want to grow up to make movies.
The 2005 release of King Kong was another blockbuster, earning some $550 million just for the theatrical release.
When King Kong was released in 2005, many fans did not recognize him.
In 2005 she starred in several films such as Ellie Parker, King Kong, and The Ring Two.
The trend proved successful, leading other soap operas to go to Hong Kong, Jamaica, France, Italy and more over the years.
Hong Kong, part of China again since 1997, is an interesting cross between East and West.
Among Hong Kong's most famous sights are the Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island; the star ferry, which traverses Hong Kong harbor every seven minutes; and the horse racing at Happy Valley.
For a slightly different twist to a familiar favorite, visit Hong Kong Disneyland, which opened in 2005.
Consider New York in early December for holiday shopping or Paris in spring to shop for fashion, or even Hong Kong year-round for silks and consumer electronics.
Americans who stay in Hong Kong for up to 90 days.
China Odyssey Tours is the country's leading tour operator, with service provided for Hong Kong and Tibet.
This private travel company specializes in providing China discount travel tickets and vacation packages to Mainland China as well as Hong Kong, for both individuals and groups.
If it was made in Switzerland, Germany or the United States, chances are the quality is better than those manufactured in Taiwan, Bangkok and parts of China outside of Hong Kong.
An excellent place to get quality knockoff watches is Hong Kong.
A lesser known area just outside of Hong Kong, Shinzen, is now becoming one of the largest retail hubs in the world.
Due to this fast growing marketplace, good deals are everywhere, and you are more likely to find a trusted watch replica dealer here than in some parts of Hong Kong.
Reportedly, McKay was on a Hong Kong train when he noticed a man looking through a jeweler's loop and was struck with a sudden surge of inspiration.
H.L. Construction is an affiliated company that builds Hobby Lobby Stores, while Hong Kong Connection is the company's supplier for Chinese goods.
Provocateur - With a thriving mail-order catalog, Web site, and shops located throughout the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Hong Kong, and America, Agent Provocateur is a heavy hitter in the lingerie biz.
Hong Kong is another shopper-friendly city that carries Japanese lingerie.
Boxing Day is also celebrated in Hong Kong and South Africa, though it is now called the Day of Goodwill in South Africa.
Classic and New Science and Fantasy Movies including Lord of the Rings, King Kong (1933) and The Chronicles of Narnia.
Unlike creature feature classics like Dracula and Frankenstein, which were adapted from novels, King Kong is notable for being written specifically for film.
Released in 1933, King Kong powerfully effected studio audiences, primed to feel fear by the clever gimmick of having nurses standing by in theaters where it was showing.
To a gorilla the size of Kong, the character Ann Darrow, played, in her most famous movie role by Fay Wray, must have appeared mouselike.
Never the less, Ann Darrow is the only character in the movie that Kong responds favorably to.
The King was overdue for a remake and now in 2005, Peter Jackson, fresh off his triumph in filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy, is bringing Kong back.
In this version of the basic Kong tale, the lovely lady is actually a child of the veldt; Jill Young grew up in Africa with her father in a wildlife preserve, and has been friends with the giant ape she calls Joe her whole life.
While much less well known that the original King Kong, it's a much more logically cohesive story, and is preferable in any event because the giant ape lives to be returned to his native habitat.
Benford and Noh make a trip to Hong Kong to track down the person who left the message for Noh.
King Kong was already a favorite movie monster before being teamed up with Godzilla.
In 1962, the movie King Kong vs Godzilla brought the popular American ape monster into battle with Japan's number one monster star and thrilled audiences on both continents.
When Kong vs. Godzilla was released in 1962 King Kong played his popular role as American's favorite monster able to climb skyscrapers and snatch airplanes out of the air.
After the release of the movie, rumors circulated saying that Godzilla won in the Japanese version of the film and that King Kong remained king in the American version.
After enough fighting to make things exciting, King Kong rises from the water.
Some interpret this to mean King Kong is the victor.
Perhaps Kong surfaced to catch his breath!
It's a matter of whether or not this film is a King Kong film or a Godzilla movie.
King Kong does take the title of first as he launched the monster movie genre all the way back in 1933 in the classic fantasy horror flick King Kong starring Fay Wray.
King Kong starred in seven movies spanning from 1933-2005.
However, King Kong in all his gigantic glory broke ground to pave the way for this genre in the first place.
Some speculate the inspiration for the creation of this Japanese monster favorite came from the popularity of America's King Kong which debuted in the movie King Kong in 1952.
After all, King Kong was a big prehistoric ape that, for a monster, was rather intelligent.
At one point Godzilla even battled an over-sized King Kong.
Seven years later, Japanese producers created the best selling film of the series of all time called King Kong vs. Godzilla.
Godzilla, glowing with radioactive energy attacks Hong Kong.
Before anything else, Weiss-Fischmann creates a theme for each collection, the majority of which center on a specific geographical locale (examples include South Beach Collection and Hong Kong).
In 1894 the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company laid a cable from Singapore to Labuan and Hong Kong, thus duplicating the route and making it an all-British line.
It did not fully gather way till 1896, when plague appeared in Bombay, but our modern knowledge of the disease dates from 1894, when it attacked Hong Kong and first presented itself to accurate observation.
Plague was recognized at Hong Kong in May 1894, and there can be little doubt that it was imported from Canton, where a violent outbreak-said to have caused ioo,000 deaths-was in progress a few months earlier, being part of an extensive wave of infection which is believed to have come originally out of the province of Yunnan, one of the recognized endemic centres, and to have invaded a large number of places in that part of China, including Pakhoi and other seaports.