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[WIW] Old Black & White Sci-Fi and Horror flicks

Snow Goon

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You know, when you say Giant From the Unknown, I certainly don't picture someone who's only six six and whose entire life history is known. I mean, addmittedly, he's probably as tall or taller than Karloff's Frankenstein, even counting the elevator shoes, but I was originally picturing someone a couple stories high.

I do consider Creature From the Black Lagoon a classic, though. The effects are amazing for the time period.
When the Professor drove up and gave us Vargas' whole history, it blew my mind. The big lug hadn't even been on screen yet and already he was completely known.

Creature is one of my favorite old monster flicks, too. Those underwater shots are truly incredible.
 

The Fiendish Dr. Samsara

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Is this the one where the Prof brings a whole gang of ridiculously sincere 1950's "teen-agers"?

Glad to hear that Creature is coming up. Even my (then) 11-year old son, who scoffed at the idea that an old monster movie could be good, was forced to say as it ended, "Hey, that was...really good.".
 

bhu

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Yay the creature!

He does a mean wrasslin' slam in one of those movies.
 

shikomekidomi

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I have a genuine admiration for the underwater cinematography and the Creature's costume. Also there's a fun music video, that is nevertheless a spoiler:
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Oh, are we posting Creature from the Black Lagoon AMVs? This one, also, has spoilers.
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Snow Goon

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In fairness, it says he's just from the unknown, not that the unknown is where he is now.
An interesting quibble. You may be right. I'm only assuming he was actually born in Spain. He could have been a strange extra-dimensional entity that only LOOKED like a conquistador. ;)
 
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