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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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The Devil-Doll (1936)

“I may not look it, Madame, but I was once a very successful banker. Three men – my partners – lied and tricked me into prison. Well—three lives are going to pay for it…”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lionel … Continue reading

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High Treason (1929)

“Secret forces are driving the great continents into war as surely as they did in 1914…”   Director:  Maurice Elvey Starring:  Benita Hume, Jameson Thomas, Humberston Wright, Basil Gill Screenplay:  L’Estrange Fawcett, based upon the play by Noel Pemberton Billing … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon (1936) (Part 2)

“Should I regret the departure of one who has thrown my entire kingdom into turmoil?” 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 Pierce, … Continue reading

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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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