I hope they try this again (1983)

1983-04-14

King Kong’s Fiftieth Anniversary

The 50th.Anniversary of the film “King Kong” was celebrated in 1983 with a publicity stunt that went haywire. A giant balloon “replica” of Kong (see pic: my current mugshot), as publicized, would be perched atop the Empire State Building…

I prefer the Daniel Johnston version but the edited video makes this Waits version pretty fun.

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