The Life of the Girl in the Hairy Paw
King Kong’s original squeeze is to be the subject of a documentary, currently being completed by Rick McKay (BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE), titled, FAY WRAY: A LIFE. Fay Wray played Ann Darrow in the original 1933 production, screaming her way to fame as the beautiful blond whose beauty enchants the otherwise brutal ape. The film is in post-production at of Peter Jackson’s Kiwi studio. Jackson remade KING KONG in 2005, with Naomi Watts filling in for Wray, who died in 2004. Footage of Jackson and Watt’s meeting with Wray will appear in the documentary.