Tag Archives: 1950s

Day The World Ended (1955)

“We know that even small amounts of radiation can produce change. But if, for some reason, a man could live through complete saturation—a thousand generations of changes could have taken place…”   Director:  Roger Corman Starring:  Paul Birch, Lori Nelson, … Continue reading

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The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues (1955)

“It was being guarded by a—a sea serpent! A hideous beast that defies description!”   Director:  Dan Milner Starring:  Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs, Michael Whalen, Rodney Bell, Philip Pine, Vivi Janiss, Helene Stanton Screenplay:  Lou Rusoff, from a story by … Continue reading

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Cat-Women Of The Moon (1953)

“We have no use for men!”   Director:  Arthur Hilton Starring:  Marie Windsor, Victor Jory, Sonny Tufts, Bill Phipps, Douglas Fowley, Carol Brewster, Susan Morrow, Suzanne Alexander Screenplay:  Roy Hamilton, based upon a story by Jack Rabin and Al Zimbalist … Continue reading

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Two Lost Worlds (1951)

“Only as the dark sky began to grey with the approach of morning were they able to number the disastrous hours that had passed…”   Director:  Norman Dawn Starring:  James Arness, Laura Elliot, Bill Kennedy, Gloria Petroff, Tom Hubbard, Tom … Continue reading

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Hercules (1958)

“From this day on you shall have to face all the ordeals reserved by your destiny with only your mortal strength. You may win your battles, or go down in defeat; kill others—or be killed…”   [Original title: Le Fatiche di … Continue reading

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No Time At All (1958)

“The plane is flying. They seem to think he’s coming into Idlewild, where he was supposed to all along. They’ve spotted him visually – he’s back on radar – but he’s got no radio, no lights…” Director:  David Swift Starring:  … Continue reading

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Rodan (1956)

“The Pteranodon is the largest flying species recorded in our history. According to the computer calculation from its egg-shell, this one – we named it ‘Rodan’ – has a 270-foot wing-span…”   [Original title: Sora No Daikaiju Radon (Giant Sky … Continue reading

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H-8… (1958)

“Eight dead. Fifteen minutes ago they were still alive. A couple of hours ago they were hurrying along streets, saying goodbye to friends and family; even arguing…”   Director:  Nikola Tanhofer Starring:  Boris Buzančić, Antun Vrdoljak, Đurđa Ivezić, Ivan Šubić, … Continue reading

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The Naked Jungle (1954)

  “You’re up against a monster twenty miles long and two miles wide—forty square miles of agonising death!   Director:  Byron Haskin Starring:  Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, William Conrad, Abraham Sofaer, Romo Vincent, Douglas Fowley, John Dierkes, Leonard Strong, Norma … Continue reading

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Them! (1954)

“We haven’t seen the end of them. We’ve only had a close view of the beginning of what may be the end of us…”   Director:  Gordon Douglas Starring:  Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Whitmore, James Arness, Sandy Descher, Onslow … Continue reading

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