This Day in Halloween: Ernest B. Schoedsack -- director of "King Kong" and "The Most Dangerous Game" -- is born in Council Bluffs Iowa in 1893. / Illustration by Eiloh Virgo
Ernest B. Schoedsack is born in Council Bluffs Iowa in 1893. The director’s work includes King Kong, Son of Kong, Mighty Joe Young, as well as The Most Dangerous Game, The Monkey’s Paw and Dr. Cyclops. He died in 1979.