Birthday tribute to Fay Wray includes movie with monkey

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September 15, 1997|By Chris Kaltenbach

The folks at Turner wish Fay Wray a happy birthday (she turned 90 Wednesday) with an evening-long tribute including "Captain Thunder" (8 p.m.), from 1931, with Fay playing second fiddle to a Mexican bandit; "Doctor X" (9: 30 p.m.), from 1932, with Lionel Atwill; "King Kong" (11 p.m.), from 1933, something about a monkey and only the greatest film ever made; "One Sunday Afternoon" (1 a.m.), also from 1933, with Gary Cooper; "Viva Villa!" (2: 30 a.m.), from 1934, with Wallace Beery; and "Richest Girl In the World" (4: 30 a.m.), from 1936, with Joel McRea.

Pub Date: 9/15/97

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