Cultural impact

King Kong is one of the most famous characters in cinema history. Kong and has starred in films that have been referenced in popular culture worldwide. King Kong won the prestige of being an icon of popular culture and being an urban legend. King Kong was the inspiration of advertisements, cartoons, comics, movies, magazine covers, plays, poetry, short films and television programs. Other references to King Kong is in the form of parodies. King Kong failed to reach the peak of his popularity in the sixties and seventies, as part of a trend nostalgic Hollywood movies of the thirties. During this time the character of Kong and the film were common in popular culture. In the mid-sixties, RKO Pictures began to authorize King Kong-related products due to public demand, such as cartoons, games, miniatures and posters.