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Flash Gordon (1936) (Part 1)

“I will conquer the sea – the air – the earth – the universe!”   Director:  Frederick Stephani and Ray Taylor (uncredited) Starring:  Larry “Buster” Crabbe, Jean Peters, Priscilla Lawson, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon, Richard Alexander, Jack “Tiny” Lipson, James … Continue reading

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Snowbeast (1977)

“I saw—something. It was monstrous. It wasn’t human. It wasn’t an animal, either…”   Director:  Herb Wallerstein Starring:  Bo Svenson, Robert Logan, Yvette Mimieux, Sylvia Sidney, Clint Walker, Thomas Babson, Jacquie Botts, Annie McEnroe, Kathy Christopher, Michael J. London Screenplay:  … 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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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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Woman In The Moon (1929)

“At moonrise the rocketship will ascend into space. And, God willing, we will land – thirty-six hours later – on the far side of the moon…”   [Original title: Frau im Mond] [aka By Rocket To The Moon, Girl In The … Continue reading

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The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

“I shall show you strange things about the mind of man…”   [aka The Man Who Lived Again aka The Brainsnatcher aka Body Switch aka Dr Maniac] Director:  Robert Stevenson Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, John Loder, Frank Cellier, Donald … Continue reading

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Island Of Lost Souls (1933)

“Do you know what it means to feel like God?”   Director:  Erle C. Kenton Starring:  Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Kathleen Burke, Leila Hyams, Arthur Hohl, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Fields, Paul Hurst, Tetsu Komai, Hans Steinke Screenplay:  Waldemar Young and … Continue reading

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The Snake Woman (1961)

“Life is such a miraculous, delicate thing. What if this poison were to upset the balance? – and instead of a normal, healthy child, ours were to be born a—a—“   [Also known as: Terror Of The Snake Woman] Director:  … Continue reading

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Destination Moon (1950)

“We are not the only ones who know that the moon can be reached. We are not the only ones planning to go there. The race is on—and we had better win it!”   Director:  Irving Pichel Starring:  John Archer, … Continue reading

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Rocketship X-M (1950)

“Tonight you are invited here to witness an important event. You are all familiar with our previous work in sending robot missiles into space. That phase is at an end. Tonight we will launch the first manned spaceship, the RXM: … Continue reading

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