Picks and Pans Review: King Kong

updated 03/28/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/28/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (8-11 p.m. ET)

Marvelous special effects and a good-humored script highlight Dino De Laurentiis' $25 million 1976 remake of the 1933 classic about the love-stricken giant simian who goes bananas in the urban jungle. As the object of primate passion, Jessica (Tootsie) Lange looks good enough to make a monkey of anyone. (Repeat)

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