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2012-10-25 04:00:24

What do Dracula and King Kong have in common with zombies, witches, and devils throughout the history of folklore? They're left-handed! From the ghoulish Count in the 1931 film Dracula, to the giant ape who knocked out T. Rex with his left hook in the 1933 film King Kong, the history of movies is loaded with terrifying lefties. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 What do Dracula and King Kong have in common with zombies, witches, and devils throughout the history of folklore? They're...

2011-04-18 09:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of NBCUniversal's continued efforts to employ the latest in alternative energy, an innovative onsite fuel cell energy system has been installed at Universal Studios Hollywood(SM), enabling the theme park to cut CO2 emissions from its enormous food production operations by 40% compared to traditional forms of power generation, an environmental impact equivalent to the planting of almost four acres of trees. Announcement of the...

2010-09-17 09:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests at this year's Halloween Horror Nights® event at Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) will have the exclusive opportunity to board trams bound directly for the blockbuster new ride, "King Kong 360 3-D" created by Peter Jackson during this year's 17-night event, which begins on Friday, September 24 and continues on weekends and other select nights through Sunday, October 31. For the first time, round-trip "Skull Island...

2010-06-29 13:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "King Kong 360 3-D" Created by Peter Jackson, the world's largest most intense 3-D experience, celebrated its premiere on the famed Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) Studio Tour, combining a ground-breaking use of Surround Digital 3-D film and thrilling visceral effects to create a next-generation theme park experience. The new attraction will open to the public Thursday, July 1. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA28058)...

2010-05-27 13:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios (www.filmmakersdestination.com) announces the opening of four acres of newly rebuilt New York Street backlot locations. A fixture in Hollywood for decades, New York Street (which consists of 13 city blocks of buildings) has been the setting of countless commercials, television shows and feature films such as The Sting, Blues Brothers, To Kill A Mockingbird, Back To The Future, Frost/Nixon and Bruce Almighty to name a few....

2010-05-06 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) is packaging the potent brand integration opportunity created by the re-imagining of one of Hollywood's most enduring and internationally famous icons as a ground-breaking 3-D experience into a presenting sponsorship opportunity for "King Kong 360 3D" opening summer, 2010. "King Kong 360 3-D," which will be the world's largest and most intense 3-D experience, is an all-new theme park attraction created by triple...

2010-04-30 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) is challenging filmmakers to compete in a virtual short film competition with $15,000 in prize money timed to coincide with the launch of the theme park's highly anticipated attraction, "King Kong 360 3-D," the world's largest, most intense 3-D experience, opening this summer. Filmmakers are invited to submit one-to-three minute film shorts that support the theme, "King Kong's Path to Universal Studios...


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