“Tibetan cultural images describe yetis as ape-like rather than bear-like, with long arms, a powerful torso, a conical head, and a body covered in long brown or reddish hair”
Hollywood and similar parties, such as Walt Disney World, definitely cashed in on the myths. There is an entire film category dedicated to movies about the Yeti, with over 50 movies in that genre. They painted the Yeti as a monster, and made millions off of it.
“Forgotten, shunned, mocked, and relegated to outsider status by even many who love the horror oeuvre from which it springs, Ciné du Sasquatch has nonetheless eked out a continued existence as filmic spectacle, and even a quiet if recently growing rebirth in terms of quantity and quality”