Mae West was an actress working in New York in 1933. When Carl Denham was looking for an actress for his film after when Maureen McKenzie pulled out, Mae was one of his suggestions, but Preston doubted him because she was not the right size for Maureen's costumes.
Behind the ScenesEdit
- In real life, Mae West (1893-1980) was an actress, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol who was known to be 5 ft, 0 in, which was why in the movie, that Preston disliked Denham's idea of having her in the film because of being too big for the costumes.
- King Kong (mentioned only)